A middle aged man, Pius Alfred (real name withheld) has been arrested for allegedly stealing N3 billion naira from his master in Jos.

Alfred, a gardener allegedly connived with his friend to steal the money which was hidden in cash in the Master's Tudun Wada, Jos residence where he was employed.

He was said to have been caught after securities' tracking of his spending habit.

He had reportedly travelled to Lagos after stealing the cash, spending recklessly with friends.

He was said to have shared pictures of him and friends pouring champaign on iPhone.

His master, an international business tycoon was said to have been in custody of the money for his brother working in EFCC.

It was alleged that the EFCC detective had been diverting some of the funds recovered from corrupt public officials.

As at the time of filing this report, the arrested suspect was undergoing interrogation. All others arrested along with him have however been released, reports say.