Driver, maid held for stealing employer’s jewellery

Abu Dhabi police arrested a family driver and a housemaid for stealing nearly Dh200,000 worth of jewellery from their Emirati employer, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

The Emirati woman had told police she found her apartment in Khalidyya area open and that an expensive gold chain concealed in her clothes box was missing, 'Al Bayan' Arabic language daily said.

Investigation led the police to arrest the driver, who confessed to the theft by using his own apartment key with the help of the housemaid.

 A worker at a jewellery shop in the capital was also arrested for complicity in the robbery.

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