Bengaluru: A habitual offender escaped with an LED TV from a hotel room he was staying in, in the city. The act was caught on a CCTV camera and a case has been registered with the HSR Layout police, who are searching for the accused. The incident took place on January 14, but came to light on Monday.
The manager of the hotel, Mohammed Ismail, registered the complaint with the police that the accused had identified himself as Devaraj, a businessman, who was in the city on a business meeting. He submitted his fake IDs and booked a room for a night paying Rs 1,800. After 30 minutes, he left the hotel carrying a big bag in his hand and never returned. Later, the staff who went for room service got to know that he had escaped with the TV.
The police suspect that he is involved in four more such cases in Bagalkot and has escaped with eight LED TVs. But this is the first time he has been booked in the city. The police have got the CCTV footage and are searching for the accused.
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