Pickpocket Arrested near SBI Bus Terminus – Rs 28,000 Seized

Pickpocket Arrested near SBI Bus Terminus – Rs 28,000 Seized

Mangaluru: When Pandeshwar sub-inspector Anant Murdeshwar and his team were on a city patrol near the State Bank of India bus terminus here on Saturday, they found a man trying to flee after seeing them.

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On suspicion, he was caught and interrogated. He was found possessing Rs 28,000, which, from his looks, could not belong to him.

He confessed to have picked the pocket of a person who was lying and relaxing in Gandhi park near the town hall on Apr 27.

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The pickpocket has been identified as Rafiq (47) from Laksham Veed colony in Kannur district.

The man who had lost the money is M E Ibrahim. He was resting in Gandhi park around 10 am on Apr 27. He is said to have lost Rs 30,000, a part of which has been spent by Rafiq.

The money was seized and the matter is being pursued.

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