Three burglars arrested from Kollam

Within 24 hours, three burglars who were involved in the burglaries at two temples in North Paravoor were nabbed by Excise sleuths at Kollam.

Published: 14th June 2018 03:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th June 2018 03:12 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

KOCHI: Within 24 hours, three burglars who were involved in the burglaries at two temples in North Paravoor were nabbed by Excise sleuths at Kollam. The accused were on the run after the burglary and was in Sasthamkotta in Kollam when the Excise team nabbed them with several stolen goods along with ganja.

The arrested persons are identified as Arunraj, son of Ashokan from North Paravoor, Akhilesh alias Ajmal Sha from Kollam and Santhosh, son of Jayachandran form Thiruvananthapuram. The accused persons were caught with stolen currency, an idol, coins, crow bar and other tools used for the theft.

Excise sleuths said they are yet to find the ornaments missing from North Paravoor as some other accused are on the run. However,  they claimed they have confirmed the accused to be the suspects in the North Paravoor burglary as receipts from the temple have been found from their booty. According to police officers, a team of North Paravur police has been sent to Kollam to identity the accused and record the arrest.

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