Cab driver turned thief arrested for stealing Rs.30 Lakh worth gold and diamond valuables from woman passenger

Yogesh K Porwar

The Yelahanka new town police arrested a 37-year-old cab driver and recovered Rs.30 lakh worth gold and diamond valuables which he had stolen from a woman passenger .

The accused Nandish from Rajanukunte was hired by the victim who had come from Chennai to attend a wedding of her relative .

She checked into a hotel on airport road and hired the cab.While checking out the victim kept her luggage in the cab and went back to the hotel to return the key.

The accused who was waiting at the cab stole gold and diamond valuables .

The victim who returned home found the valuables missing and filed a complaint .

Based on the complaint,the police analyzed the CCTV footage in and around the hotel before arresting the accused .

The accused has been booked under theft and remanded to judicial custody.