Ernakulam: Mariarputam, the notorious thief has been captured by the locals and handed over to the police. He was caught in the midst of a robbery attempt.
He was caught when entered a house at Ernakulam north. By hearing the sounds the house owner got up and tried to capture him.
In the meantime, Mariarputam attacked the house owner with a knife that he carried. The locals came after hearing the voice of the house owner. They captured him and handed over to the police.
Mariarputam is a notorious thief who is an accused in several theft cases that occurred in the district. He can easily crawl through the window bars and walk through the narrow walls.