Aishwarya Rajinikanth's driver and domestic help arrested for jewellery theft

Aishwarya Rajanikanth's domestic help, driver held for stealing her jewellery
Aishwarya Rajinikanth (left), domestic help Eswari (right). Photo: IANS

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police have arrested superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya's driver and domestic help on suspicion of stealing her jewellery. The arrest was made by the Teynampet police on Tuesday following a complaint lodged by the filmmaker.

According to police, the domestic help Eswari and the driver Venkatesan collided and stole the jewellery kept in a locker at the director's residence.

Aishwarya had lodged a complaint with the Teynampet police recently stating that her ornaments including gold jewellery and diamonds, had been stolen from her flat and named three of her servants as suspects.

On interrogation, police found that Eswari had stolen 100 sovereigns of gold, 30 grams of diamond jewellery and 4 kg of silver.

The Greater Chennai Police, in a statement on Wednesday, said that the duo was arrested on Tuesday.

Eswari was working with Aishwarya for the past 18 years and knew where the key to the locker was kept. She had allegedly taken the jewellery, sold it and bought a house with the money.

The police said that she had stolen the jewellery over a period of time.

Documents related to the purchase of the house were recovered from Eswari's residence.

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