Mangaluru, Sep 26, 2019: Police have arrested three persons wanted in the Arun Jewellers theft case reported on the night of September 2. Of the arrested two persons are of Afghan origin.
Those arrested are Mohammad Safi (45) and Mihand Azim Khuram (25) both from Kabul. The third accused is Muthasimu CM alias Taslim (39) from Kerala. He is said to be the mastermind behind the theft. Meanwhile police are on the lookout for two more accused including one from Kerala and another person from Afghanistan.
Police have recovered gold bars weighing 2.753 grams from them. In all jewellery worth Rs 9 lakh has been seized. As per the complaint lodged 3.43 kg of gold costing Rs 1,02,95,270 and silver articles weighing 20.66 kg and costing Rs 9,11,600 were stolen from the shop.
The arrests were made on September 24 and the accused are presently in judicial custody.