CCTV does not deter this thief; After work, Muthuselvam sleeps on streets
Kochi: Despite strong patrolling by police during night, Tamil Nadu native Muthuselvam keeps repeat his robbery in the metro city. On Wednesday night, Muthuselvam stole Rs 40,000 from ‘Clouds Advertising’, an ad agency at Pulleppady.
On Tuesday, Muthuselvam had robbed three institutions and one house at Diwans Road near Lakshmi Hospital. He attempted to break into a house at Chittoor road the other day. As the family members woke up hearing the sound, he fled from the spot.
Muthuselvam broke into the ad agency after removing the lighted bulb to make it dark. From the CCTV footages, it was found that he broke into the office at 3.30am. He stole the money after breaking open the box. The intruder spent one-and-a-half hours in the office and returned around 5.30am.
The incident that occurred despite strong patrolling of eight police units in the city has disturbed the normalcy of locals.
Unlike other robbers, Muthuslevam doesn’t fear CCTV or hoods his face while on job. He never keeps any weapons with him but breaks into houses using weapons found nearby. He doesn’t stay in a particular place and never hires a hotel room but sleeps on streets.