Man arrested: Six stolen cell phones recovered

Man arrested: Six stolen cell phones recovered

March 10, 2019

Mysuru: The Lakshmipuram Police have cracked the mysterious case of theft of a bag containing five high-end mobile phones from Maharaja’s College grounds recently, with the arrest of a 35-year old man.

The arrested has been identified as 35-year-old Kantharaju of Gurupura village in Hanagodu, hobli of Hunsur Taluk.

The Police have recovered six expensive cell phones worth about Rs.1.1 lakh from him.

Following a complaint that five high end cell phones of different brands, kept in a bag were found stolen when they were playing football at Maharaja’s College Grounds on Mar.1, Lakshmipuram Police had registered a case and took up the investigation.

Acting on a tip off, Lakshmipuram Police picked up Kantharaju and during interrogation he confessed to have stolen the bag containing five mobile phones from Maharaja’s College Grounds and also stealing a cell phone from a hair cutting saloon at Mangaluru following which the Police, recovered six mobile phones worth about Rs.1.1 lakh from him.

DCP Mutthuraju and KR Sub Division ACP M. Dharmappa supervised Lakshmipuram Inspector H. Hariyappa and staff in the nabbing and recovery operation, according to a press release.


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