An alarm system helped Manappuram gold company staff avert a burglary in the wee hours of Wednesday.
S. Rajanna, branch manager, received an alert on his mobile phone that someone was trying to break into the firm around midnight. Rajanna alerted the area manager Nagesh D. before calling the police control room.
The night beat police of Chandra Layout rushed to the spot and caught Karthik, a 21-year-old from Mandya, red-handed and recovered a crowbar, which he was using to break open the shutter.
Rajanna, on reaching the spot, examined CCTV camera footage and the burglar alarm.
The police booked ...
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