Tiruchirapalli, Aug 26 (UNI)Police arrested five people for stealing telephone posts, and other materials from the telecom department at Thuvarangkurichi, near here last night.
The arrested were identified as Krishnan (24) Govindaraj (22) , Chinnappan (30),Sankar (25) and Mookan Karuppaiah (28). All the five were moving suspiciously, at Thottiampatti village in auto, when the police intercepted them.
During interrogation, they admitted that they were involved in stealing of telecom department's material for quite some time and they used to dispose them in different parts of the state.
Police seized the auto, used for committing the crime.
Later, they were arrested and remanded to judicial custody,police added.
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