The city police on Saturday arrested Kata Prasad, 28, and recovered from him property worth Rs.40 lakh.

A native of Ghantasala in Krishna district, Prasad was charged with committing thefts in Guntur, Nellore, and Anantapur districts in Andhra Pradesh and in Chennai as well.

The police recovered from him four cars, eight motorcycles, gold jewellery weighing 49 grams, silver ornaments weighing 180 grams, three television sets, and a personal computer.