HC Pradeep’s Presence of mind gets 2 Chain Snatchers arrested
Udupi: Head Constable Pradeep Nayak nabbed two of the accused involved in theft cases in the Kota Police Station limits. The accused have been remanded to police custody for further investigations.
Pradeep Nayak during his rounds noticed the accused Madhukar Kharvi (24) and Nagesh Kharvi (23) residents of Navunda manage to escape on the motorcycle after a failed attempt to snatch a gold chain near Karkada. Pradeep Nayak immediately informed the incident to the senior officers and a few of his friends.
Pradeep Nayak followed the accused who were riding towards Barkur. The accused were then nabbed near the Barkur temple with the help of the locals. Pradeep Nayak then handed them over to the CPI Bramhavar for further investigations.
During the course of investigation, the accused admitted that they were involved in 4 cases of chain snatching in Kota. Some of the gold ornaments were sold to a jewellery shop and others were pledged in a society.
The accused were produced before the court where they were remanded to police custody for 15 days.