Youth arrested for theft; 11 mobile phones recovered

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 24 Oct 2018 11:15:01


Staff Reporter,


Urla police have arrested a 22-year-old youth in connection with thefts and recovered 11 mobile handsets from his possession, police said on Tuesday. The estimated market value of handsets recovered by police would be Rs 1 lakh,
added police. According to police, the thief has been identified as Sandeep Deshlehare (22), hailing from Durg and currently residing in Raipur. Following a complaint about theft of a mobile phone, Urla police rounded-up Sandeep on the basis of inputs collected from informer and CCTV footage. On being subjected to intense grilling, the accused admitted of stealing mobile handsets from crowded placed including liquor shops, to meet his addiction and other needs. With the arrest of Sandeep and recovery of mobile phones, Urla police claimed of resolving a case registered under Section 379 (theft) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).