Police have arrested a 47-year-old man for allegedly stealing valuables from venues of weddings and different capabilities in Mumbai, an official stated. The accused, recognized as Shafique Abdul Kudus Sheikh alias Munna, a resident of Shivaji Nagar locality, was arrested on Monday, the official stated.
“He used to focus on weddings and condolence conferences by going there sporting good garments in order that nobody may get suspicious of him. He used to gather details about the venues from newspapers,” Chembur police station’s senior inspector Shalini Sharma stated on Monday.
The police had been trying to find him since a while, however he disappeared in the course of the COVID-19 lockdown, she stated.
“He was caught from the Shivaji Nagar on Monday. We’re conducting additional probe into the case,” she stated.
Throughout questioning, the accused admitted to have dedicated 5 such offences in Chembur and in addition in Juhu and different areas, the official stated.
The accused has a felony background and instances had been registered towards him at numerous police stations in Mumbai, the police