Daijiworld Media Network – Mangalore (VM)
Mangalore, Jul 12: Ullal police have arrested five youths involved in a robbery case which took place near Ullal and have seized Rs 1.14 lac from them, on Wednesday June 11.
The accused have been identified as Mohammed Thoufil (24) from pandith house, Ayub (28) from Ullal, Mohammed Siddique (28), Zafer Sadik (32) and Mohammed Irshad. Ulllal police presented the culprits in court and they were remanded to judicial custody for 14 days.
On Saturday July 7, when U M Abdulla of Thokkottu was travelling in an auto rickshaw carrying Rs 2.62 lac in a briefcase, two men on a bike threw chilli powder into the eyes of the driver and Abdulla and fled with the money.
Sources say that Abdulla’s schedule was noticed by the thieves and everything was pre-planned. When Abdulla came out from the house, the auto driver named Mohammad Siddique waited outside his house so that Abdulla would hire his auto.
When the auto approached near Islahi educational institutions, two men named Ayub and Thoufil came on a bike intercepted the autorickshaw and threw chilli powder onto Abdulla and on the driver. They managed to flee with Rs 1.14 lac.
After the incident, police took Siddique into custody for interrogation and was later let go. After letting him free, the police kept on his lookout. Police have confirmed that Siddique had called Thoufil at the time of incident. The arrest of auto driver led to arrest of four others.
Inspector Manjunath Shetty, SI Shyam Sundar and others were able to trace the culprits successfully.