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3 arrested for theft at Kareena's house

Police claimed to have solved a case of theft that took place at actor Kareena Kapoor's residence with the arrest of her three domestic helps.

mumbai Updated: Oct 17, 2009 19:55 IST

Police claimed to have solved a case of theft that took place at actor Kareena Kapoor's residence with the arrest of her three domestic helps.

A pearl set and a ring worth Rs 41,000 and Rs 1.53 lakh in cash were recovered from them, police said on Saturday.

The incident occurred on October 8 at Kapoor's Rose Queen residence on 14th road in suburban Khar, police said adding that the trio had stolen cash and other belongings valued at Rs 2.50 lakh from the actor's house.

The three accused identified as Pawansingh Chouhan (24), Anita Osami (35) and Tina Yadav (26) were arrested on October 15 after they admitted to have committed the crime on being interrogated, Additional Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta said.

The trio was remanded to police custody till Monday.

According to police, on October 8, Kareena's secretary Zahid Akram Khan had kept Rs 2.14 lakh in cash at Babita's (Kareena's actor mother) room when she was not there and informed her about it.

"When Babita returned home, she could not find the cash, following which she spoke to Khan in this regard," N Sonavane, police officer of Khar police station said.

"They searched the entire house and also asked their 10 servants. During the search, she also came to know a pearl set and a ring were also missing along with cash," Sonavane said.