NEW DELHI: A teenaged domestic help has been arrested in connection with the murder of a senior citizen during a robbery in Anand Vihar here earlier this month.

The police received a call on July 5 and found Yashpal Soli (67) and his wife Sudha (60) lying in a pool of blood in their house in Shresta Vihar. Mr. Soli was declared brought dead at a hospital, while his wife was diagnosed with serious injuries. More than Rs.2 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs.10 lakh was found missing.

During investigation, the police found that the family’s domestic help, Surjeet, was absconding. A team arrested Surjeet in his native village in Jharkhand.

Of the booty worth nearly Rs 12 lakhs, only a gold chain, a gold ring and Rs.25,000 in cash have so far been allegedly recovered by the police.