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Driver caught stealing from students

Police on Tuesday said an autorickshaw driver who stole a gold chain and ring from a 20-year-old student was apprehended thanks to crucial CCTV evidence.

It seemed the youth had escaped from home. HAL police arrested Sadiq, also known as Anil, an auto driver who lives in MS Palya in northeast Bengaluru. The child said Sadiq grabbed his luggage and left it in the middle of a bus stop.

The child’s mother reported him missing to the HAL station on April 4. She said her son ran away after receiving criticism for hanging out too much with his friends. After launching a manhunt, the police located him at the Puri Jagannath temple in Odisha.

Cops said her parents discovered her chain and ring were missing when she returned home. They filed another complaint, alleging that the youth was abducted by an autorickshaw driver from Basavanagar, near Doddanekundi, and that the driver left him halfway to Majestic and grabbed his bag.

The autorickshaw driver stopped to respond to a summons from the wild near Ramesh Nagar. The boy got out as well, leaving his things in the car. “Sadiq immediately left in his car,” the parents complained. Once the youth informed the police that the car driver had helped him withdraw money, the police quickly collected CCTV footage from an ATM near Ramesh Nagar.

“We identified the culprit by compiling videos from each CCTV along the route. After his car was found, he was taken into custody at his home in MS Palya, a DH investigator informed. According to the investigator, Sadiq had mortgaged the gold to a private finance company in the name of his wife. The officer said: “We found the gold that the suspect stole. »