Gupta domestic worker held for robbery

2013-09-12 10:52

A domestic worker has been arrested in connection with a house robbery at a Gupta family home in Houghton.

The worker was arrested yesterday in Benoni, said Colonel Lungelo Dlamini.

She had disappeared shortly after three men in two vehicles robbed the house earlier in the day.

Apparently the men overpowered a gardener at noon and stole money, household goods and jewellery.

It was not immediately clear which of the Guptas owned the house.

“The domestic worker was found in possession of some of the stolen goods,” Dlamini said.

She would appear in the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Police were searching for the men.

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