Dharwad: The city recently reported two copper wire theft cases in which thieves cut the copper wire of an oxygen supply connection provided to the COVID ward at District Hospital.
According to the police complaint, the thieves stole about 100 feet of copper wire from the said connection. The estimated loss is said to be Rs 20,000.
In another incident, the thieves stole the copper wire of air conditioners installed at the KUD meeting hall and KUD annexe building. The value of the stolen wire is Rs 95,000, said the police. Dharwad Sub Urban police have registered a case.