Sales staff arrested by commercial Street police,stolen purse and cash Rs.21,000 recovered:

Pramesh S Jain

The commercial street police have arrested a sales staff of a shop in safina plaza for stealing the purse belonging to Bharati Shetty,MLC of Soraba constituency in Shivamoga.

The accused has been identified as,Smt Nirmala,a sales staff.

Senior officer said,a complaint was registered in commercial police station by a MLC of Shivamoga,Ms.Shetty stated she had gone to shopping along with her PA on april 1 at around 1.30 pm and left the hand purse on the table of the shop in a hurry.

She realized two hours later and went back to check.The staff refused stating that they have not seen any purse and even if they have left there are hundreds of customers who visited the shop and one of them have taken.

The purse contained Rs.25,000 cash,debit cards, pan card and MLC ID card.Worried that her cards would be misused she complained to police.

Based on the Complaint,the commercial Street police inspector, Shivashankar HJ and team swing into action and visited the shop and after verifying the CCTV footage and after conducting probe in detail and picked up a staff member of the shop on suspecion for questioning.

During questioning the sales staff identified as Smt Nirmala confessed the crime and based on her confession she has been arrested and the team has recovered Rs.21,000 cash and other stolen items from her possession.

The accused was produced before the court and the court has remanded her to judicial custody.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa,ACP Pulakeshinagar Sub-Division,Tabarak Fathima,PI,HJ Shivashankar and his whole team who has solved the case within 24 hours and nabbed the accused a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.