Man charged over break-in at restaurant

A MAN has been arrested and charged in connection with a break-in at an Indian restaurant which was hit by burglars five times in less than a 

The 25-year-old was charged with an alleged break-in at the In Touch restaurant in 
Inverleith Gardens.

Police are continuing to investigate other break-ins and attempted break-ins which took place at the restaurant between January 24 and 
February 5.

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Ruhu Choudry, the restaurant owner, boosted security in the wake of the burglaries. Police stepped up patrols in the area following the incidents.

A police spokesman said: “A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged break-in and theft from a restaurant in Inverleith Gardens.

“The male has also been charged with other alleged break-ins and attempted break-ins within the Drylaw area and was scheduled to appear in court yesterday.

“Police continue to investigate a number of similar incidents at the restaurant and anyone who can assist with these inquiries is asked to come forward.”