Crime

US-returned Chennai couple murdered by domestic help, accused held with money

Srikanth, 60, and his 55-year-old wife Anuradha waves facing camera as they pose for a photograph on board an aeroplane. [Photo: Twitter]

Chennai: A couple in Chennai who returned from the United States a day ago was murdered by a domestic helper who stayed with them, police said.  The couple had been living with their children for the last ten months in California.

Police have recovered Rs 5 crore worth of jewellery including nine kilograms of gold looted from them. The police have arrested two people who had fled in the former’s car with 9 kg of gold and 60 kg of silver jewellery—from Ongole in Andhra Pradesh, 300km north.

The couple was identified as 60-year-old Srikanth and his 55-year-old wife Anuradha. Srikanth was a Chartered Accountant by profession.

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