Published On : Fri, Aug 5th, 2022

Youth commits thefts for lavish lifestyle, arrested in Nagpur

Nagpur: A 21-year-old man, who allegedly committed thefts and house break-ins to fund his lavish lifestyle, was arrested on Thursday in Nagpur, according to police.

The accused has been identified as Ashish Mahulkar, a resident of Ayodhya Nagar. A house-breaking team of Deputy Police Commissioner Noorul Hasan and Cyber Cell of Nagpur City Police including PSI Avinash Karad and constables Deepak Karekar, Kunal Uike among others cracked a laptop theft reported on July 21 in Dattatray Nagar.

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The police team zeroed in on Mahulkar who said during interrogation that he had been committing thefts to fund his grand lifestyle. Mahulkar hails from a poor family living in a rented house in Ayodhya Nagar. The 21-year-old possesses a mobile phone worth Rs 1 lakh, while his slippers cost around Rs 3,000.

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He also confessed to having stolen a two-wheeler from Bajaj Nagar and a bicycle worth Rs 35,000 from Ambazari.

Claiming to be a national-level badminton player, commerce graduate Mahulkar told the police that he was working as a coach in a badminton academy in Rajasthan and was earning Rs 35,000 per month. Cops added, “He also claimed to have won a gold medal at Khasdar Mahotsav.”

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