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Arrest of temple idol thieves: Udupi, Kundapur cops rush to Pune

Arrest of temple idol thieves: Udupi, Kundapur cops rush to Pune

Mangalore Today News Network

Kundapur, Sep 17, 2016 : Police personnel from the DCIB teams in Udupi, Kundapur and Byndoor have headed towards  Pune to elicit information about a gang of four thieves which was apprehended in Pune  a couple of days ago. It has been gathered that gold and silver idols of deities  weighing nearly 50 kg have been seized from them.

Arrest of temple idol thievesSources said during interrogation the accused had mentioned  the names of Saukur and Barkur temples in Kundapur.

It may be recalled here that the investigations into the cases of thefts in temples and houses at Udupi and Kundapur  had made not much  headway.

It is believed that of the four arrested in Pune, one person was from Karwar and another from  Bengaluru.

Sources said the gang of thieves was operating from Karwar. More details awaited.

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Suresh K, Panambur Sat, September-17-2016, 12:36
If they have money to fight the case they will be out on bail . No doubt.Other wise have to stink in Jail
Sushanth Prabhu, Nelyadi Sat, September-17-2016, 12:14
After a long Chupa Chupi the police have arrested the culprit. They have played up a lot. Enough of everything
Jayanthi rani, Hubli Fri, September-16-2016, 11:58
How long can you run from yourself . This wont last for long everyone knows , then why involve in such shameful act
Krishna Acharya, karwar Fri, September-16-2016, 11:54
Thanks to police department. Done a wonderful Job. They will be caught in some way or the other why do you get into this cheap act.
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