Bengaluru: The Puttenahalli police have arrested a 20-year-old youth and his associate from Andhra Pradesh for allegedly breaking into five houses in the city over the past three months .The accused, identified as Manoj Kumar and Surya Bhaskar 45. Surya, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, allegedly helped Manoj sell the stolen items. Rs 56 lakh worth of stolen gold and silver items that he had allegedly sold to a goldsmith in Andhra Pradesh have also been recovered. Notably, the accused was arrested in Tamil Nadu in a theft case in 2018 and was jailed.