Burglar who came in a 'luxury car' caught stealing in Pathanamthitta
Pathanamthitta: A man was arrested here for stealing a phone and money from a grocery store after arriving at the shop in a luxury car. Chandrakumar (47), a native of Punalur, was arrested by the police in relation to the incident.
The burglary took place around 12.30 pm on Wednesday in Vazhamuttom. Chandrakumar arrived at Robin Roy's shop and asked for an expensive cigarette.
When the owner turned to grab it, Chandrakumar stole a mobile phone and Rs 15,000 from the table. Shortly after Chandrakumar left, Robin realized that his phone was missing. He also noticed that the money kept in the drawer was missing. The Pathanamthitta police were soon informed.
Nearby CCTVs were inspected under the direction of Pathanamthitta CI G. Sunil. Chandrakumar's face and the video of him leaving the place were recorded in it. With the help of the cyber cell, the police traced his phone to a tower location in the Punalur area. The CI and his team then chased and arrested him from Pathanapuram.