Robbers attack NICE toll booth at Sompura

Robbers attack NICE toll booth at Sompura

Police are searching for three men who had barged into the NICE Road tollgate at Sompura in western Bengaluru, assaulted the operator and ransacked the office during a robbery attempt in the evening of April 11. 

According to police, Narasimharaju, the toll system operator, was busy at work when a scooter pulled in and three men barged into the tollgate. They demanded that he hand over the cash and valuables, and assaulted him when he resisted. The men went on to damage the windowpanes, computers and furniture at the toll plaza. 

Before fleeing, they threatened to come back and kill Narasimharaju if he went to the police. Narasimharaju, nonetheless, alerted N Nagaraju, his senior officer who later filed a police complaint.

Police have registered a case against under wrongful restraint, assault and criminal intimidation, and are reviewing the CCTV footage of the area to identify the suspects.