Mangaluru, May 26,2017: Reports have speleld out that Dakshina Kannada district police on May 24, Wednesday arrested three persons in connection with a case of theft of areca nut from the house of Thomas, resident of Manjotti House, Nada village in Belthangady taluk between May 13 to 15. The areca nut was valued at Rs 1.50-lakh and a case was registered in Belthangady police station on May 15, superintendent of police Bhushan Gulabrao Borase stated in a official communique on May 25, Thursday.
Police on a tip off arrested K Gangadhar, 37 of Panathady village in Kasaragod taluk, K S Shain, 30, Karakutti village in Ernakulam district, and Raghu K B, 27 of Palasheri in Aluva taluk of Ernakulam district. Police are on the lookout for one more Shain, who is absconding. Police recovered 9.60-quintals of areca nut, one Toyota Innova car and one motorcycle in connection with this case. Value of the property seized in this case is Rs 10 lakh, SP pointed out.