Moodbidri, Aug 01, 2014: The Moodbidri Police have arrested the accused in the case of theft of arecanut worth Rs 90,000 and electronic goods worth Rs 17000 within 24 hours. The arecanut and electronic goods belonging to Vincent D’Mello of Palkedabailu in Daragudde village were stolen.
The arrested persons are Dinesh Poojary (28) and Harish Poojary(26) The prime accused however is said to be absconding and a search has been launched for him.
Farmer Vincent D’Mello had stocked peeled arecanuts weighing 60 kgs in 14 gunny bags on July 29 at his brother’s residence.
However, when Vincent’s son Monish had been to the room where the arecanut was stocked the next day, he found the room locks broken and the door open. Eight bags of arecanut from the room and the electronic goods kept in the showcase were found stolen.
The police who acted on the clue that some persons were lurking suspiciously in the area several times, apprehended the duo.