Couple get one year in prison for theft

Staff Correspondent

They were arrested for stealing jewellery from a flat

MANGALORE: The First Chief Judicial Magistrate Court here on Friday sentenced a couple to one year imprisonment and fined them Rs. 1,000 each for stealing gold jewellery valued at nearly Rs. 2.26 lakhs from a flat in Bendorewell here. The couple had entered the house on the guise of asking for an address on February 2. Superintendent of Police B. Dayananda said that Vinod B. Sharma and his wife Kalyani Parida were nabbed by sleuths of District Crime Intelligence Bureau in Mysore on February 8 in this regard.

The DCIB team also recovered the jewellery disposed by the accused in Bangalore.