Chintapalli police in Devarakonda sub-division on Monday arrested Kesara Srinivas Reddy (40) of Thirugandlapalli village of Marriguda mandal for his alleged involvement in several snatching and house-breaking offences. His accomplice Prasad Reddy is absconding.

Devarakonda DSP A. Suresh Babu told a press conference here that Srinivas Reddy was arrested in the Mal area of Chintapally and 20 tolas of silver and 19 tolas gold jewellery, both worth Rs.5 lakh, were recovered.