Mangalore/Puttur, June 18: It has been reported that a tanker driver Vijaya Kumar from Madhya Pradesh, who was involved in the pilferage of petrol and selling at Addahole, near Shiradi Village on Mangalore-Bangalore national highway (NH 75) has been arrested by the district crime Intelligence bureau (DCIB)
When the accused tanker driver was pilfering the petrol from a tanker parked on the road, DCIB sleuths led by sub –inspector Vinay S Nayak nabbed the driver.
Another tanker driver and a cleaner, both from Uttar Pradesh fled the scene after seeing the police.
The cops seized 2 tankers and a Maruti Omni from the spot. The case has been handed over to Uppinangady police station.