Bengaluru police on Wednesday arrested a man accused in 32 chain robbery cases across Karnataka. The alleged chain robber identified as -Abuzar Ali- was absconding for the past three years, Bengaluru police said.
P Krishanakanth, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru (South) tweeted, “You can’t escape. Bangalore South city police are watching. Banashankari Police arrested Abuzar Ali of Irani Gang, who was absconding since 2019. Bangalore city and He has 32 chain theft cases against him in other districts of Karnataka.
Recently, the Bengaluru police also arrested sheeter Hanumantu, popularly known as ‘Kuri’, which means sheep in Kannada. The local police called him a “wolf in disguise” because he had been on the run for a long time. “His nickname was Kuri, as in sheep, he was a wolf in disguise. Hanumanthu, who is involved in 17 cases, has been arrested and remanded in judicial custody,” Bengaluru police said.
Earlier in November, the Bangalore police arrested a murder accused, who they said had been absconding for the past 12 years, through their Mobile Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (M-CCTNS) app using a biometric database. The police officers further said that the fingerprint scanner verified the details of the accused against the database collected earlier.