Kundapur: Serial theft reported at Thekkatte

Daijiworld Media Network – Kundapur (MS)

Kundapur, Jun 14: A serial theft occurred in the wee hours on June 13 at a grocery store near Malyadi Road, wine shop on NH 66 near Thekkatte. A two-wheeler that was parked in front of the house was also stolen by the thieves.

The thieves who entered the wine shop owned by Malyadi Shivarama Shetty by breaking open the rolling shutter, had searched in the cash drawer. When they could not find anything, they took away Rs 700 cash that was in the box of a temple and alcohol bottles worth Rs 6000.

The thieves also entered the grocery store owned by Santhosh Shetty near Malyadi Road around 3.15 am by breaking open the lock and decamping with Rs 2000 cash. They also kept two stones on the food packets and threw a box of chocolates on the verandah of a nearby house.

A scooter which was parked in front of the house of Thekkatte Annappa Acharya was taken away by the thieves.

The team of thieves entered the wine shop on NH 66 at around 3.49 am. They used a mobile phone torch and their faces were covered with handkerchiefs. They used a screwdriver to open the lock and searched the cash table and entire shop. The video of one person standing outside the shop and keeping an eye has also been captured on the CCTV camera.

Police suspect a person who had arrived at the wine shop around 10.30 pm and bought alcohol and paid money through PayTM to be one of the thieves. The district dog squad and fingerprint experts also visited the grocery store and wine shop. Police are trying to trace the thieves through mobile phone tracking.


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