Karwar: The Chittakula police on Monday arrested one more person in connection with the robbery of a diamond worth Rs. 15 lakh, which was in the possession of a jeweller from Chittakula, Karwar. Pragaji Bhai Bheemaji Bhai was arrested in Surat, Gujarat, and brought to Karwar. Hitesh Gaikwad was arrested last month in Mumbai. Police traced Hitesh to Mumbai, and traced Pragaji with the help of a phone number stored in Hitesh's cellphone. Police sub-inspector Umamaheshwar and team from the Chittakula station arrested the accused.
The diamond has been recovered from a jeweller to whom it had been sold for Rs. 14 lakh.