The city police arrested a person who was allegedly involved in eleven house-breaking cases in the city.

Sheik Ismail, 24, a native of Kantamraju Koduru village in Duggirala Mandal of Guntur district, allegedly committed burglary in four houses each under Two Town and Machavaram police station limits, and three under One Town police station limits. The police recovered 424 grams of gold and two kg silver articles worth of Rs. 13.50 lakh stolen from various houses from his possession.

Ismail moved to Vijayawada as soon as he was released from jail. He was involved in many theft cases in Guntur district. The Duggirala police opened a Dossier Criminal (DC) sheet. He took a room on rent in Sanatnagar here after moving from Guntur, and began indulging in house-breaking.