Krishna (Andhra Pradesh): Police arrested a 50-years-old man for allegedly stealing money from donation boxes of two temples here.
While briefing to the media, Tiruvuru Circle Inspector M Sekhar Babu said that the accused named as Pathan Salaar Khan, adding that he has stolen Rs 18,000 by breaking donation boxes in temples within the last three months.
Furtherly he said that 80 cases were registered against the accused at different police stations in the state.
In addition to this, Sekhar Babu said, “on September 14 night, unidentified miscreants entered into Lord Hanuman temple in the outskirts of Korlamanda village in Vissannapeta Mandal broke the hundi (donation box) and stolen Rs 2,000.
The senior officials told newsmen that Krishna District has former 4 special teams to investigate the case.
Today at 3 AM, the police caught one Pathan Salaar Khan (50) in the outskirts of Koramandala village and recovered Rs 2,000 from him.