Ahmedabad: After five months of investigation, police arrested a housemaid for stealing the laptop of J B Sundar Balkrishna, an Indian Institute of Management (IIMA) student. The accused has been identified as Bhavna Vaghela, 22, daughter of Navalsinh who works as a peon at IIMA.
On June 5, Sundar had registered a complaint at Satellite police of theft of his laptop from his room on the campus between April 29 and May 27, while he was away from the city. He learnt about the theft when he returned on May 28. “He first tried to search the laptop by himself,” said D I Sisodiya, senior police inspector, Satellite.
Bhavna and her mother used to work as housemaids for students and staff living inside the campus. Bhavnawas hired by Sundar to clean his room. Officials of zone-1 squad raided her house and recovered the stolen laptop. “Bhavna has studied till class IX and is the fourth daughter of Navalsinh. She claims that she wanted to help her father by doing internet-related work using the laptop,” added Sisodiya.