BENGALURU: In a case with a surprising twist, the metropolis police arrested a chain snatcher only to find all the way through his questioning that he changed into working as a contractual fitness inspector with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike. The accused would snatch chains so as to fund a movie that he changed into directing.The accused, Rangappa 35 alias Prathap Rangu, become nabbed through Basaveshwar Nagar police on October 28 while he changed into trying a further robbery. Police referred to 430 grams gold chains value `12 lakh have been recovered from him. A resident of Mahalakshmi layout near Ashokapuram, police spoke of he had snatched chains of women from Nandini layout, Soladevanahalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar and Puttenahalli for at least seven-eight months. As many as 10 cases had been lodged towards him in distinct police stations.a number of police teams have been fashioned below DCP West M N Anucheth poker online and ACP Vijaynagar Parmeshwar Hegde to nab him. among them, the team from the Basaveshwara Nagar beneath inspector Somashekar G suceedded in catching Rangappa pink-passed.
A police reliable mentioned Rangappa became caught because the police had prior assistance of his attempted theft through their informants. Describing his modus operandi, Somashekar talked about Rangappa would enter buildings when only feminine contributors were existing, and then snatch their chains. He would also snatch chains from women who were sitting beside home windows.
Rangappa become additionally working as a fitness inspector on contract basis in the Cottonpete ward ward no. 120 of BBMP. His upcoming movie is titled ‘Double that means,’ and a promo of the movie is obtainable on Youtube. The promo became uploaded on September 14 this year and has already racked up 1.3 million views. Rangappa is mentioned as each the director and producer of the film within the video’s description, and he changed into engaging in the robberies to fund the movie, police stated.
Eight chain snatching instances solved
Police from a considerable number of police stations solved eight instances of chain-snatching here on Tuesday. They arrested three auto drivers, who have been also worried in cases of residence thefts and two-wheeler theft. They recovered booty price `8.15 lakh, gold chains weighing 295 grams and a two-wheeler. The accused allegedly dedicated the crimes to elevate cash to pursue playing.