Three including two juveniles arrested for temple theft

Three including two juveniles arrested for temple theft

August 19, 2017

Mysuru: The CCB Police have cracked the theft of a temple in Falcon Tyres factory premises, with arrest of 3 persons, including 2 juveniles.

The Police have recovered jewellery worth Rs. 2.80 lakh from them. The arrested burglar has been identified as Tausif Pasha alias Jangli, 20, of Bannimantap.

Acting on a tip off, the CCB Police intercepted a passenger auto in which the three were travelling along with a bag on Aug. 10. The Police, who checked the bag, found silver articles and temple articles in the bag. During interrogation, the trio confessed to have burgled the temple in Falcon Tyres on KRS Road and had made good with silver and other valuable articles of the Temple, following which silver jewellery worth Rs. 2.80 lakh was recovered from them.

The Police also seized the passenger auto used by the trio to commit the crime.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]