Udupi: Woman ‘thief’ from Tamil Nadu caught at wedding, handed over to police
Udupi, Feb 15: The locals at Udyavar on Sunday February 15 caught a woman who was allegedly trying to steal at a marriage function here.
The woman, who identified herself as Roja from Salem, Tamil Nadu, has been taken for inquiry.
It is said that Roja had gone uninvited to a wedding that was being held at Halima Sabju hall at Udyavar on Sunday. She was wearing burkha and allegedly moving around suspiciously.
When the people at the wedding questioned her, she ran out of the hall, and on reaching the highway, threw away a purse she was carrying.
The locals as well as the people who were at the wedding chased her and managed to catch hold of her. She was handed over to Kaup police station.
During questioning, she said that she was Roja from Salem, and claimed that she went to the wedding only to have lunch and not to steal.
She also claimed that the purse she threw away belonged to her. It is not yet confirmed if it really belonged to her or to a guest at the wedding.
Further investigations are on.