Unidentified culprits gained entry into a mobile phone shop owned by Nagaraj in Uthanapalli road in Shoolagiri town in Krishnagiri on Wednesday night through a hole that they made with a crowbar in the wall at the rear of the shop. All the mobile phones had been stolen. On the basis of a complaint lodged by Nagaraj, the Shoolagiri police have registered a case and are investigating. It was alleged that about fifteen thefts were reported, especially in mobile shops in and around Shoolagiri town, over a year.

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