Notorious vehicle-lifter arrested

A notorious vehicle-lifter wanted in three states was arrested on Wednesday at Tenjipalam in the district after a hot pursuit, police said.

Last Updated: Jul 13, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

Malappuram: A notorious vehicle-lifter wanted in three states was arrested on Wednesday at Tenjipalam in the district after a hot pursuit, police said.

Veerappan Rahim had over 30 warrants from various courts in Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra pending against his name, they said.

Kerala Crime Branch had also put out a look-out notice against Rahim, they said, adding that he had stolen vehicles and dismantled them before selling those parts.
48-year-old Rahim was caught following a tip-off that he was visiting his house in Tenjipalam, and was apprehended following a hot pursuit, they said.

PTI