Drunken thief gets arrested in Wadakkanchery after he falls asleep on road
Wadakkanchery: A burglar, booked in many robbery cases, was arrested by Wadakancherry police here on Saturday. Ollur Marathakkara native Baburaj (40) aka Soda Babu was arrested as he fell asleep on the road after getting intoxicated to celebrate his another successful robbery.
On Friday night, Baburaj reached Wadakancherry after stealing a gold chain of two sovereigns and a mobile phone from a house in Mannuthy. He reached Mannuthy on a bullet bike which was stolen from Pudukad. Later he got drunk and fell asleep on roadside.
Some natives found Baburaj near TB junction at Wadakkanchery around 11 pm on Saturday. Following this, the police reached the spot and arrested him.
Baburaj confessed to all robberies committed by him to police. In his statement, he confessed that he pledged the gold chain for a loan at a private financial enterprise at Wadakancherry.
Police recovered the gold chain which he pledged for money. The phone and bike were also seized.
According to police, Baburaj robbed the bike of Pudukad native Manuel. It was found that he had stolen the chain and phone from Mannuthy native Janaki.
Wadakancherry police registered three robbery cases including a bike theft in 2017 against Baburaj.
Police informed that he was named as accused in 30 robbery cases in Thrissur district.
Baburaj was produced before Alathur court and remanded after COVID test.