Two labourers arrested for stealing pomogranate recovered over three tonnes of Pomogranate

Yogesh K Porwar

The Chikkaballapura police on Tuesday arrested two labourers and recovered over three tones of Pomogranate from them.

The accused used to steal the pomogranates from the plantations Sadenahalli and Ajjawara villages in the outskirts of Chikkaballapura and sold it to fruit vendors for throwaway prices .

Based on the two complaints back to back,the police formed a special team who patrolled in the area on night time and arrested K B Raju,23 and K Srinath,18, daily wage labouers .

Based on their information the police,detained Syed Mansoor,40 and S Nanjunda,46,fruit vendors and recovered the pomogranates along with the cash Rs.1.5 lakh from them.

The accused have been booked under theft charges for further investigations.