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City cops arrest 2 thieves ; seize stolen goods worth Rs 14.35 lakhs

City cops arrest 2 thieves ; seize stolen goods worth Rs 14.35 lakhs

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 7, 2015: The city police have arrested two persons in connection with a theft case reported from the PC Mallappa and Company at Highlands in the city.

thieves arrested

The arrested are Mohammad (30) of Panemangalore and Mohammad Asheef (27) of Ira village. Police have seized  stolen goods worth Rs 14.35 lakhs  which the two had  sold to a scrap shop at Bikarnakatte.

The theft had taken place on July 19 and  the company manager had lodged a complaint stating that sanitary fittings  and a cash of Rs 49,181 were stolen. The value of the stolen goods including cash was estimated at Rs 6.93 lakhs.

The duo were arrested on January  7, Tuesday. Initially, Mangalore South Police Inspector Dinaker Shetty intercepted two young men who were on a two-wheeler with a gunny bag on the Rosario Church Road. When the two failed to stop, the cops chased the vehicle and arrested the two. During interrogations the duo admitted their guilt. Interrogations also revealed that they were  also involved in thefts in Naguri and Kadri.

Further investigations are underway.

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