: The police on Thursday arrested a 23-year-old woman who was employed as a domestic help in connection with the theft of 23 sovereigns of gold ornaments from a house in Badiadkka. The accused, Shahina, is a native of Sakaleshpur in Votla town in Karnataka.

She was arrested from the Karnataka SRTC bus station at Vitla, police sources said.

Shahina was employed as a domestic help in Jaleel’s house and had gone absconding after the theft on the night of May 17.

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