Police nab notorious thief, items worth Rs 1.87 lakh seized

01:38 AM Apr 05, 2020 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: The police have successfully arrested a notorious thief who allegedly gained access and carried out thefts in the night at Advaith JCB and United Toyota showrooms at Padil within Kankanady Police Station Limits. The arrested notorious thief is Prasad Poojary (23) and stolen goods worth Rs 1.87 lakh has been seized from him.


Mr Poojary already has several cases of attempted murder, robbery and thefts booked against him at various police stations including Moodbidri, Venur and Srirangapattana Rural Police station in Mandya district. He is also accused of carrying out thefts at railway quarters within Kankanady police station limits, at Advaith JCB showroom and United Toyota showrooms, at shops within Mangaluru north police station limits, Yedapadavu panchayat office and at Chowta’s gas agency in Bantwal rural police station limits.

Along with the arrest of the accused, the police also recovered items stolen by the thief of total value of Rs1,87,000 including three laptops, four tabs, three mobiles, two gold bangles, cash locker, one camera, tools including lever, torch, mask and an iron rod.


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