NEW DELHI: The house of a senior resident doctor in East Kidwai Nagar here has been burgled and two almirahs set on afire.

According to the police, Dr. Ajay Diwedi, who works in Safdarjung Hospital, returned from Allahabad on Wednesday after two days only to discover that his house had been burgled and the almirahs set on fire. Similar cases have been reported in South Delhi in the recent past. The police had recently arrested two persons for alleged involvement in several cases of burglary in government flats in which the houses were also set on fire.