DHARWAD: The Hubballi-Dharwad police on Monday arrested the notorious criminal Mohan Walvekar alias ‘Cheater Monya’, who was active in Dharwad conning people.
A team of police officers from Dharwad Suburban and Town Police stations raided the house of Mohan near Mahalaxmi Temple at Narayanpur in Dharwad on Monday morning, but he gave them a slip by jumping the compound wall of the house and escaped.
However, after a hot chase for several hours, the police succeeded in nabbing him. He was produced before the court which has sent him to judicial custody.
A few days ago, the suburban police had registered a case against him based on a complaint that he had cheated a person of Rs 50 lakh promising the person to give two kgs of gold got from the Tirupati Temple.