MARGAO: A 19-year-old youth from Rajasthan was caught red-handed by cops while he had entered a locked house at Colmorod-Navelim with an intention to commit theft.
According to information available from police, the incident occurred on Monday night.
Police said that the house owner came to know of the intrusion through the CCTV installed in the premises, which is linked to his mobile number.
The police were immediately informed on dial 100 emergency number, following which a team rushed o the site and apprehended the culprit.
Police said that the culprit was found hiding below a sofa. He was brought at the police station for interrogation and later lodged in custody.
Police have arrested the alleged accused under Sections 457, 380 and 511 of IPC. Police also inform that the alleged accused was produced before Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Margao and his five-day remand was obtained.
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