Karachi: Police nab 2 maids for theft
KARACHI: The Darakshan police on Tuesday apprehended two domestic runaway maids, who had stolen valuables worth Rs20 million from the residence of a relative of the Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza.
The crime had taken place a week ago, but the untiring efforts of the police proved fruitful.
According to the police, two maids Mehwish and Nadia stole valuables worth over Rs 20 million from the residence of industrialist Umar Farooq, son of Naseem Farooq located at Khayaban-e-Mujahid, DHA Phase V in the limits of Darakhshan Police Station.
They said the domestic servants, who concealed the plundered valuables including Rolex watches and diamonds in their handbags, were working in Umar’s house for the last seven months.
Darakhshan Police Station House Officer Rana Amjad said that the police had lodged an FIR 35/2011 against Mehwish and Nadia and started conducting raids for their arrests.
Meanwhile, Ishaq Lashari, an investigation officer of the case said that these maids, who hailed from Southern Punjab, had replaced their mothers working in Umar’s house.
The police arrested both female embezzlers along with their accomplice Ameen and recovered all stolen goods from their possession.