Moodbidri: Ananda, a migrant worker hailing from Hassan, who quietly walked away with a bag belonging to a co-passenger in the bus, was caught by the public at Kadandale near here on Friday evening.
A young man had placed his bag at the rear side of the bus. When Ananda tried to take it away, it did not catch his attention. But other passengers alerted him. The culprit was chased and caught. Then he was handed over to the police.
The public have complained that with the increasing number of migrant workers in and around Kadandale, the number of thefts were rising. On suspicion, the police took three other workers into custody for interrogation to check their possible involvement in the recent cases of thefts.