Mysuru: An accused, who had various cases against him and not attending the hearings at Court since six years, was nabbed by Udayagiri Police yesterday.
The arrested is 26-year-old Mohammed Ifthikar alias Giddu, a resident of Indira Gandhi Road in K.N. Pura here.
Ifhikar had more than seven cases registered against him pertaining to chain snatching, mobile phone thefts and house burglaries at Nazarbad and Udayagiri Police limits in city. As he was not attending the Court for hearings since six years, the Court had issued a Warrant against him.
On Feb. 3, Udayagiri Police, who got information that Ifthikar was attempting to sell a gold chain and a mobile phone on Mahadevapura Road in Shanthinagar, arrested him and recovered a gold chain worth about Rs. 30,000 and a mobile phone worth about Rs. 15,000 from him.
On Nov. 11, 2018, at about 6.15 pm, Ifthikar had snatched a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone of one Dr. A.N. Padma at Vidyashankar Layout and on Jan. 16, 2019, at about 8.45 pm, he had snatched a gold chain weighing about 10 grams of one Bojamma behind the RTO office in Shakthinagar. Cases were registered against him at Udayagiri Police Station. The recovered gold chain and the mobile phone belong to the above cases.
DCP Dr. Vikram V. Amathe and Devaraja Sub Division ACP Gajendraprasad supervised Udayagiri Inspector P.P. Santosh, SI M. Jayakeerthi and staff M.M. Babu, M. Shankar, Manjunath, Krishna, Siddique Ahmed and Mohan Kumar took part in the nabbing and recovery operation, according to a press release from the Public Relations Officer, City Police Commissioner’s Office, Mysuru.