Karkala, Aug 19, 2015: The police arrested a person on the charge of theft and recovered several stolen items from him at Kalya village coming under Karkala Rural Police Station on the evening of August 17.
According to the police, Ravidas Kudva and his friends tried to stop a car at Kalya village, which was coming from Renjal village. Mr. Kudva and his friends had received the message over telephone that the car was involved in a futile theft bid at Renjal.
Though the car driver tried to dodge the group, the vehicle went and overturned in a slope area.
When Mr. Kudva and his friends reached the spot, the car driver identified himself as Umar Farook. There were a sliver lamp, a panchaloha idol, and other silver items used in a temple in the car.
Farook said that his friend Hajim and his associates had stolen the items from a temple.
A case had been registered under Sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (endangering life or personal safety of others), 457 (house breaking), 380 (theft) of Indian Penal Code at Karkala rural police station and investigations were on, the police said.
Courtesy: The hindu