Udupi, Dec 19, 2015i: Padubidri thieves have arrested two notorious thieves who had stolen several valuables including laptop, mobile phones and motor bikes. The arrests of the accused Faizal alias Firu (19) and Mohammad Thaufiq alias Tausif (19) were made on December 17, Thursday night.
As many as 45 cell phones, a laptop, a monitor, five bikes and one speaker, all worth nearly Rs 2.10 lakh were seized from the duo. The two were arrested on suspicion when they were found riding a bike with their faces covered. The police had to give them a chase to arrest them.
Interrogations revealed that both who worked in chicken stalls and were addicted to drugs chose to thefts to earn easy money and to lead a life of luxury. One of the bikes which they had stolen a week ago was found abandoned near the Kanchinadka school.
Further investigations are underway.