A housemaid has been arrested by V V Puram police on Saturday, on charges of stealing gold ornaments worth Rs 8.54 lakh.
According to police, the suspect has been identified as Latha, 32, working as a housemaid at a house in Yadavagiri. Latha, a resident of Vontikoppal had stolen gold ornaments weighing 262 grams and diamond ornaments weighing seven grams.
The police took Latha into custody following a complaint lodged by the owner of the house. On interrogation, she confessed to the crime and the police have recovered all the stolen ornaments.