Thieves made away with 80 batteries from Airtel tower near M Block, which comes under Kuvempunagar Police station limits.
The incident came to light on Saturday night. It is learnt that the key belonging to the Airtel tower was with Manjunath, who works as a technician at Airtel. Airtel Southern Range Manager Manoj has lodged a complaint at Kuvempunagar police station.
The Kuvempunagar police have started an investigation into the alleged theft of 80 batteries and Manjunath is being questioned in this regard.