Booty worth ` 7.65 lakh seized, 3 held

The Barke police have arrested three persons in connection with a  theft case and seized silver and gold ornaments worth Rs 7.65 lakh, a car, and a two-wheeler.

According to the police, the arrested are Anil Sharma (38), a resident of Uttar Pradesh, Vijesh Kumar  alias Viju (25), a resident of Jeepu Kudpady and Richmond alias Richi (27), a resident of Vamanjoor. The police have seized 4.335 kg silver ornaments, 117 gram gold ornaments, gold plated ear rings and Rs 1.15 lakh in cash. 

It was said that Narayan Lal Kumavath and Mangilal J Kumavath from Mumbai were into selling silver and 12 carrot gold ornaments. After selling ornaments in Bijapur, they along with Anil Sharma had come to Mangalore. When they were bound to Anil Sharma’s house in a car from Lal Bagh, the car driver asked Sharma not to smoke inside the car.

After trio smoked coming out of the car, the driver said that the car had been spoiled and asked the trio to push the car. When they alighted to push the car, the driver drove with the car. As police suspected Sharma, they detained him and he spilled the beans during investigation. A case has been registered.

Teenager’s body found

The body of Rakshith (16), who was washed away in Phalguni river along with four other boys at Paddodi in Bangra Kulur village on Sunday was retrived on Tuesday.

Personnel from fire and emergency department, police and local residents had recovered bodies of Kalandar, Yakshith, Prajwal S and Rajesh on Sunday. Rakshith, is a class X student of Ganapathy High School.

Boat capsizes

A trawl boat capsized at estuary in Hejamady on Tuesday morning and all the fishermen who were on board swam to the shore.

The boat belongs to Ranjith Kotian, a resident of Ullal. Owing to high tide, the boat capsized. Though fishermen from another fishing boat ‘Revathi’ tried to prevent the boat from capsizing, all their efforts went in vain. Ranjith Kotian, Sukumar, Ravi Karkera, Rajesh Suvarna and Ganesh who were on board swam to the shore.

Plea to kin

Michael Serrao, aged 58, possibly from Kinnigoli origin in Dakshina Kannada, has been found dead in a bar in which he was working, in Mumbai. Hotel owners have requested his relatives or family members, if any, to claim the body.

Serrao, who was reportedly working for the last 18 years in Dahisar suburban area in Mumbai, had recently joined as a waiter in Gokuldas Hot- Sip bar in BPX road, Bhayandar (East). After finishing his duty on Saturday as usual, he went to staff room to take rest.

Noticing Michael not waking up till Sunday afternoon, his colleagues went to his room, found him seriously ill and immediately carried him to hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

Michael was fluent in Tulu, Kannada and Konkani languages and held a PAN card bearing the number ALLPS9027M. Though he was said to be visiting his sister’s house seldom, the sister’s whereabouts are unknown. He is said to be hailing from Kinnigoli in Dakshina Kannada district, though the information is not confirmed.

The body is kept in Bhagavati Hospital mortuary in Borivili (West). Police are in search for Michael’s relatives for the last rites and a case has been filed in Borivili (West) MHB colony police station. Relatives or family members of the dead, if any, are requested to contact 022-28046168 or contact Sub Inspector, MHB colony Police Station.

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