Thieves strike at two places

Police said thieves sneaked into the residence of Usman Khan in Bismillah Nagar in Mico Layout police station limits on Bannerghatta Road on Friday night and made away with gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 3.5 lakh.

The second incident occurred at Green Park Layout under Ramamurthy Nagar police station limits.

Thieves made away with valuables including gold ornaments worth Rs 1.5 lakh from one Bhaskar Ramachandra’s house. The culprits had broke open the backdoor when no one was at home.

Chain snatched

Two incidents of chain-snatching came to light in the City in the last 24 hours. In one incident, the victim Seethalakshmi, a resident of Giri Nagar near Shanthi Niketana School was returning home from a temple on Friday night when two motorcycle-borne youth snatched gold necklace worth Rs 70,000.

In the second incident at Vasanthappa Block in HMT Layout under R T Nagar police station limits, Rohini, 35, lost her mangalsutra to the chain snatchers on Saturday morning. It is said to be worth Rs 35,000.

Four nabbed

The RMC Yard police nabbed four persons on Friday night who were allegedly planning to loot an APMC trader. Two of them are absconding.

The accused are Srinivas alias Kumar (33 years) of Magadi Road, Pasha Baig alias Wazir (26 years) of Nayandahalli, S Mohan (30 years) of K P Agrahara and H C Suresh (32 years) of Sunkadakatte. Police recovered an autorickshaw, firearms, a lethal weapon and three mobile phones from their possession.

Two robbed

Two people were robbed on Friday night in separate incidents in the City. Police said Moses Nehal Nebro, 32, a resident of K K Halli was returning home on his motorcycle when he ran out of fuel.

While pushing his vehicle, a gang of culprits waylaid him and robbed him of cash, a mobile phone, an ATM card, a credit card and his identity card near Nagadevi Industries at K K Halli.

The second incident occurred with one Apollo, a resident of Kengeri Satellite Town, on Friday night.

A trader by profession, Apollo was returning home after winding up his day’s business when four people waylaid him and robbed him of Rs 16,000 and other valuables worth Rs 4,000.

DH News Service

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