Phone thief attends video calls, caught

CHENNAI: Video calls which a phone thief attended at other areas landed him in the back of the bars on Thursday night time. Four men nabbed him with the assistance of screenshots which they took while the person replied the calls.

Police mentioned Ok Vellaiyappan, an earthmover operator from Krishnagiri district, worked at the Jayalalithaa memorial for a couple of months. Along with drivers Mohan, Karthik and Lingeshwaran , he stayed at a makeshift tent there. At 3am on Thursday, the four discovered six telephones belonging to them and two others missing from the tent. Around 4pm, they borrowed a phone from a friend and made a video name to Lingeshwaran’s mobile which he had no longer locked. When the suspect attended the video name, they took a screenshot. In the picture, the suspect was once seen dressed in a pink T-shirt, chain, ear stud and had a black bag.


The men spotted that he was once standing at the Egmore railway station. They went there with an acquaintance, Balamurugan, and around 5pm made some other name. This time too the thief replied. Police mentioned he did not know the way to disconnect a video name. He was once discovered travelling on a train. Later at 7pm, Vellaiyappan and his buddies again made a call. Although he replied, he became the phone clear of his face and confirmed a textile showroom on Ranganathan Street. The four men rushed there and located the person talking with a shop proprietor, bargaining to sell the cell phone.


“Though we had been four, we had been scared to nab him. This was once the primary time we are coming throughout a thief,” mentioned Balamurugan. “We sent the photograph of the person to all our buddies roaming the street. His T-shirt, bag and stud helped us to spot him,” he mentioned. A shopkeeper helped the boys nab the thief. They dragged him to an autorickshaw and reached Marina the place they handed him over to Anna Square police station.


Police identified the thief as M Nalliveeran, 28, of Pelamedu, Coimbatore. They seized six telephones and arrested him.
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