Two houses burgled
Thieves broke into a house in Cox Town and got away with gold ornaments and other valuables, including Rs 6.5 lakh in cash.
The house owner Nadeem, a businessman, had gone to his hometown on October 24. The family returned on Friday and found that the main door of their house had been broken open. Gold jewellery and other valuables were found to be missing.
A case has been registered at the Pulikeshi Nagar police station. In yet another case, thieves burgled a house on Bellandur Ring Road and made away with jewellery and other valuables worth Rs seven lakh. The house owner Keerthi Narayan was away with his family for Dasara festivities.
The family returned on Friday and found the valuables missing from the house.
A case has been registered at the HAL police station.
An unidentified person snatched a gold chain worth Rs 60,000 from Shalini, who was taking a morning stroll at Corporation park in Banasawadi, recently.
A case has been registered at the Banasawadi police Station.
Two hurt in cylinder blast
Two people, including a woman, sustained minor burns in a cylinder blast in Govindapura on Friday. Raziya, wife of Akbar Basha, had filed a complaint with the gas agency saying that the cylinder had been leaking.
Following this, the agency had sent Harish, one of its staffers to fix the problem.
Harish tried to fix the problem and as a trial, asked Raziya to light the stove, which resulted in an explosion.
Both Raziya and Harish sustained minor burns, and have been rushed to a nearby private hospital where they are undergoing treatment, the police said. They are said to be out of danger.† A case has been registered at Kadugondanahalli police station.