The theft was reported by the owner of the house yesterday. He explained in his testimony that the daughter of a friend was staying with him.
The latter, a woman from Reunion Island was on holiday in Mauritius was arrested by the CID team of Plaine Magnien.
During questioning, the woman revealed that some of the money was deposited to the MCB of Flacq. And the remaining amount of money was used to buy several gadgets. Police seized the gadgets bought.
The young woman was in Court of Mahébourg yesterday under a provisional charge of theft. Police had objected to her release and she was taken to police cell.
The operation was conducted by the Inspector Jaylall Boojawon and his team.