Mangaluru: Notorious thief arrested; Rs 5.80 lakh seized

12:35 PM Jan 15, 2023 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: The city police officials have arrested a notorious thief who was involved in over 22 theft cases across the state.


The arrested accused has been identified as Hamid Kunhimonu Zafar (48), a resident of Padangadi village in Belthangady.

On November 16, Rs 9 lakh was stolen from a wholesale flower shop in Nalapad Apsara Chambers building on KS Rao Road. In addition, a CCTV camera DVR was stolen.

Police officials investigating the case detained the accused Hamid at Jyoti Circle on January 14.

Recently, a JCB driver found Rs 9 lakh in a bag during construction works at a site in Mangaluru.  After his arrest, Hamid confessed that he had buried the money at the site.


Cops seized Rs 5.80 lakh from the  accused.


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