Mangaluru, Sep 06, 2018: Suratkal Police have arrested two persons in connection with the case of robbing of a bag of gold ornaments belonging to a woman near the Mallamar Beach at Mukka on August 26. Police also seized jewellery weighing 336.34 grams and valued at Rs 8.5 lakhs, a car worth Rs 2.5 lakhs and a two-wheeler valued at Rs 50,000 from the duo.
Those arrested are Muhammad Salman (26) from Kudroli and Muhammad Hussain Tanveer (28) from B C Road, Kaikamba.
The stolen jewellery belonged to a woman from Bajpe who had visited the beach on her way home from a relative’s house at Chokkabettu. It is said the duo had noticed the woman removing the jewels which she was wearing and placing it in her bag . They had then snatched her bag and escaped.