A juvenile was taken into custody and 21 tolas of gold ornaments were recovered from him by the Three Town police.

Devi Prasad of Ramalakshmi Estates Apartments at Peda Waltair had gone out with his family for New Year party after locking his house. His house was burgled and the gold ornaments kept in the almyrah were stolen.

The police found that the house was burgled by a 14-year-old boy of Peda Waltair area. The accused was taken into custody on Wednesday evening. Deputy Commissioner of Police J. Brahma Reddy appreciated CI Sk. Hussain and his team for quick investigation and recovery of the stolen property.