Kerala police, which reached Katihar this morning, arrested the man from his Bari chowk residence under town police station of the district, Town police station SHO Nirmal Kumar Yadavendu said adding that Kerala police took him to Kerala.
Yadavendu said the arrested had served in jail on two earlier occasions in two criminal cases including a mobile phone theft case.
Some youths had stolen 12.905 kg gold worth Rs 4.25 crore and Rs 6 lakh cash on January 29, 2018 from Adeshri jewellery in Thrissur district of Kerala, the SHO said adding that the accused has confessed to the crime and said that there are other persons involved in the theft.
They had stolen the gold by breaking open the locker with the help of a gas cutter, the SHO said adding that the recovery of gold could not be made so far.
Kerala police are conducting raids at Jharkhand's Sahebganj and other places of Kerala to nab other culprits, he said.
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