Person arrested for snatching mangalsutra and ring from a known woman

Mysuru, June 22:- City police have arrested a person who had snatched a known woman’s mangalasutra and ring and recovered stolen goods from him worth Rs 1.3 lakh.

The arrested has been identified as Keerthi Hegde (28) of Hulikal village of Uttara Kannada district. He had called a known woman to Shashwath lodge on KT Street and asked her to give her ornaments. He took her mangalasutra and ring and threatened her with dire consequences. The woman filed a complaint at Lashkar police station on June 19. The police registered a complaint on June 20 and arrested Keerthi Hegde at Srirangapattana. During the inquiry, he confessed to snatching the woman’s gold and the police recovered the ornaments.

The operation was carried out by inspector Muniyappa, PSI Pooja, staff Parashivamurthy, Lokesh, Pradeep, Pratheepa, Manjunath. (MR/KS).

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