CCTV footage gives away identity of burglar

CCTV footage gives away identity of burglar

CCTV footage gives away identity  of burglar

A 32-year-old habitual offender's engagement photograph helped the police nab him in a burglary case in C K Achchukattu.

According to the police, Lokesh, a resident of Basaveshwaranagar, struck at a locked house at C K Achchukattu in February and made away with 112 gram of gold jewellery, eight silk sarees, a tab and a mobile phone all packed in a suitcase. He had gifted the stolen booty to his unsuspecting fiancée from Tamil Nadu who wore the jewellery and saree and posed for photographs on the occasion.

The police said the burglar’s fiancée had no clue about her would-be’s profession.

The surveillance camera installed at a neighbour’s house had captured Lokesh walking out of the house with a suitcase. Based on the footage, the police arrested Lokesh. During questioning, the police learnt that he was involved in theft cases at various police station limits.

The South division police have cracked 86 cases of burglaries and robberies, reported at various police stations in the division, by arresting 26 persons and a juvenile. They have recovered stolen goods worth Rs 95 lakh.

The Basavanagudi police nabbed Tirupathi Raman (33) and Rajendran (47), both residents of Vellore in Tamil Nadu, for smuggling Red Sanders. The police recovered 400 kg of Red Sanders and seized a Tata Sumo from the suspects.

In another case, Banashankari police arrested Shanthamma (35), a resident of Ramanagaram, who used to relieve women of chains at temples and buses. The police have recovered 115 gram of gold ornaments worth Rs 3.5 lakh from her.

The Banashankari police also arrested a notorious bag lifter Chandrappa (32), a resident of JP Nagar. The police have recovered 216 gram of gold ornaments worth Rs 6 lakh from the suspect.

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