Driver held for stealing hundreds of lingerie of his employer

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2015 12:45 IST

Daniel Martin, a driver who was accused by his employer of stealing her lingerie and assaulting her, has been arrested.

Martin, a resident of Lucknow had been working with the complainant for the past 14 years. According to the woman, he had been stealing her lingerie for the past six months.

“The woman has said that several articles of clothing mostly lingerie went missing for the past several days. Suspecting Martin, she launched a search where-in he was caught with around 30 such items,” said a police official.

Upon being confronted, the accused became violent and held the woman by her hand. The woman raised an alarm and her family members rushed to her rescue and apprehended the accused.
The woman in her complaint has also mentioned that the accused was caught red handed earlier in a similar incident, with three bags full of lingerie which he had admitted to have stolen from her house.

“The previous incident took place almost six months ago and during that time after a random check she found that the accused driver had stolen more than 300 such items,” said a police official.

“He has been arrested and sent for judicial custody, further investigations in the case are underway,” the police official said.

A case of stealing and outraging the modesty of a woman has been registered at the Greater Kailash police station. Police are further investigating if the accused had a hand in any other crimes against women.

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