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The truck was parked at Lakadgan police station for legal formalities after the accused, Sanjay Dhone (50), was arrested on October 11. Also Read - Serial Underwear Thief From Singapore Breaches Lockdown & Steals Women's Lingerie, Arrested

He allegedly stole the truck a day earlier, a police official said. Also Read - Thief Falls Asleep On the Sofa After Breaking Into House in Karnataka, Owner Wakes Him With Stick

Dhone was released from the jail on bail but he came back on Monday morning and drove off with the truck.

“Dhone was released from prison on bail in the case and he came back to the police station and drove off with the truck on Monday morning,” the official said.

“He beat up a man deployed by the vehicle’s owner to guard it,” he added.

“Dhone is a history-sheeter with over 20 cases of truck theft against his name,” he further said.

(With PTI inputs)