New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested in connection with the Rs 12 lakh heist at a metro station here.

One of the accused is believed to be a former metro staffer, a senior police official said today. They were arrested in a late night operation.

On early Monday morning, two men had stormed inside the control room at Rajendra Place station on Delhi Metro's blue line, stabbed the station controller and made away with station earnings of around Rs 12 lakh.