Kabaddi player arrested for thefts

Published: 13th September 2012 10:27 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th September 2012 10:27 AM   |  A+A-

The Mahadevpura police arrested Mahadevappa, 28, a kabaddi player, in connection with theft cases. It is said that he has represented the state team in kabaddi competitions.  “Mahadevappa used to climb the pipelines in apartments and enter homes through the balcony at the night.

 He used to steal gold ornaments and electronic gadgets. He has been involved in theft cases for the past three years,” the Mahadevpura police said. The police managed to trace him using the cellphone details, as he used the stolen cellphones.

 About 10 theft cases were solved with his arrest. The police have recovered gold ornaments weighing 78 gm and other electronic gadgets from him.

 MBA student held for theft

The K G Halli police arrested Hamin Taheri Sharkaab, 26, who hails from Iran, in connection with a theft case. Sharkaab, an MBA student, allegedly stole Rs 12.5 lakh from his friend Ali Roozer, also a native of Iran. Ali is pursuing Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery in the city.

 According to the police on September 4, Ali had kept the cash at his house to remit his friend’s brother’s college fees. Aware of this, Sharkaab hatched a plot to steal the money. When the house was vacant, he stole the money, the KG Halli police said. The K G Halli police registered a case in this connection. Meanwhile, the East division police have cracked 277 cases and recovered property worth Rs 5.31 crore from the 191 accused.



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