The Velachery police on Saturday arrested a robbery accused who was at large and recovered more than 40 sovereigns of gold from him.
Magesh Kadamuthan, a resident of AGS Colony, complained on March 21 that some persons had gained entry into his house and made away with 23 sovereigns of gold jewellery and ₹80,000 in cash. The Velachery police, after investigation, arrested Palani and were searching for the main accused Vadive alias Sridhar. On Friday, the police arrested the main accused in Kodambakkam. He was also involved in a few other thefts.