The police arrested the 21-year-old domestic help of a partner of Mittal Builders for allegedly stealing Rs 4.5 lakh from his bungalow in Peddar Road on August 21.
Anil Mittal (51), a resident of Mittal Bhavan at Peddar Road, lodged the complaint with the police after he found Rs 4.5 lakh missing from his briefcase. Mittal has six domestic helps. The accused identified as S. Singh, who had been working for Mittal for six months. On questioning Singh, a native of Bihar, confessed to the theft. “He told us the cash was hidden at his uncle’s house. We searched the house and recovered cash of Rs 1.51 lakh,” said the officer.