Hosur town kaaval have arrested a daily wager as he was accused of stealing steel from a factory premises.
Sambathkumar of old ASTC HUDCO works for an industry noticed a man taking away steel material from his factory premises.
Noticing the theft, he alerted fellow colleagues and neighbours who rushed to his support and caught the man who was taking away the material.
Later, the steel thief was handed over to Hosur kaaval. Hosur kaaval registered a case and investigated to identify the thief as 39 year of Veerappan, a native of Periya Pedappalli village near Kaalingkavaram village near Choolakiri.
Further inquiry by police revealed that Veerappan is a daily wage worker. Police recovered iron material from him which was worth Rs 4500/-