Mangalore, Sep 24, 2014: With the arrest of two persons on Tuesday, the district police claimed to have in their net a gang that was allegedly involved in at least 14 thefts in the district.
Around 5.30 a.m., P.A. Mohammad Kabeer (23) and Farooq Sajuddin (30) – both residents of Kasaragod district – were arrested at Arlapadavu, Puttur taluk. The two have over nine cases of theft against them in Puttur Rural and Puttur Town police stations, said Superintendent of Police S.D. Sharanappa at a press conference held here.
As per the cases registered at the two stations, the men have allegedly cumulatively stolen more than Rs. 9 lakh worth of gold ornaments and cash, he said.
The two are also suspected to have also committed a theft in Mangalore East Police station limits and at least four more in Kasaragod district.