Two held on theft charge

BIDAR, JUNE 1. Two persons, who were arrested on a charge of power theft, were produced before a magistrate in Bidar.

According to a press release, the Gulbarga Electric Supply Company vigilance unit arrested Koufsaab Ahmedulla and Revanaiah Veerabhadraiah for power theft.

A team, led by the in-charge Superintendent of Police, S.G. Yatnur, the Assistant Executive Engineer, Eshwarappa Sajjan, and the Sub-inspector of Police, Mallikarjun, also raided several houses and establishments in Kandagul, Noubad and Bidar and registered nine cases.

A sum of Rs. 58,871 was imposed as fine on those booked in these cases, the release said.