Udupi: The Hiriyadka police have arrested a home nurse for stealing gold ornaments worth Rs 1.45 Lakh from the house she was working.
The arrested has been identified as Rekha Hebballi Bagalkote.
Rekha was working as a home nurse at Vasanth Shetty’s house and was looking after his aged mother Saraswathi (98). On November 21, when no one was at home she stole gold ornaments that Saraswathi had worn and fled the house.
Vasanth Shetty filed a complaint against Rekha with Hiriyadka police on November 24
The police took into custody Rekha Hebballi on the same day and recovered all the stolen ornaments from her.
The operation to nab Rekha Hebballi Bagalkote was conducted under the guidance of superintendent of police Akshay M, and under the leadership of police inspector Sri Siddalingappa K S, additional superintendent of police of Udupi sub-division Sudhakar Nayak, Brahmavara police circle inspector Anantha Padmanabha, Hiriyadka police PSI Anil B M in which ASIs Jayanth, Sundar, head constable Dayananda Prabhu, Raghu, Raghavendra Kamath, constables Adarsha, Bheemappa, Nithin, Nabi, Karthik Rajeshwari, Surekha, Jyothi, Nagarathna, Sumalatha, and Jayalakshmi also took part.