Tirunelveli: Dec 8 (PTI) The mystery behind missing eatables and water bottles from a shop in a bus stand here was solved after CCTV footage showed some constables stealing them, police said.
The footage has been sent to higher officials for proper departmental action, they said.
Police said the shop owner grew concerned at the frequent incidents of eatables and beverages going missing from his shop despite tying them up in a huge polythene sheet.
Meanwhile, he noticed that the CCTV camera had been broken and decided to play the recordings it had and found some constables on night patrol stealing food, beverages and water from his shop, they said.
He then informed the personnel at the police station, who decided to send it to senior police officers concerned.