Hyderabad: A thief fell into a well after stealing mobile phones and laptops from a girls’ hostel of an engineering college in Telangana’s Hanamkonda district.
The incident occurred on Saturday night in Ananthasagar in Hasanparthy mandal of the district.
The thief had to spend the night in the well and was rescued by the police the next day after alerted by local residents.
According to police, the burglar accidentally fell into the well after committing theft at girls’ hostel at SR Engineering College.
He had to spend the night in the well and the next morning hearing his cries for help local people alerted the police. He was pulled out with the help of a rope.
The man admitted that he fell into the well while escaping after stealing four cell phones and laptops from the hostel.
Further inquiries by the police revealed that he committed theft of 14 cell phones and six laptops in three days.
Students alleged that despite thefts the management failed to take necessary action and provided them proper security.