NEW DELHI: A minor domestic help has been arrested on the charge of committing theft at his employer’s house in Mehrauli here this past weekend. The police claim to have recovered stolen articles including gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs. 4.5 lakh from him.

Om Prakash lodged a complaint with the police alleging that his domestic help had fled with valuables kept in the house. The police registered a case and launched a hunt. Acting on a tip-off that he had been spotted at New Delhi railway station, the police mounted a raid and arrested him with the stolen articles on Thursday.