Stolen valuables worth Rs 4.4 cr recovered

Stolen valuables worth Rs 4.4 cr recovered

Bangalore City Police (North) on Wednesday claimed to have recovered property worth Rs 4.40 crore and solved as many as 299 cases of dacoity, burglary, chain-snatching, thefts and vehicle thefts in the last 45 days.

They also claimed to have arrested 212 people involved in the cases.

Gold ornaments worth Rs 1.78 crore, Rs 4.7 lakh in cash, 85 two-wheelers worth Rs 38.36 lakh, and 34 four-wheelers worth Rs 1.68 crore were recovered, police said.

The cases were registered at 18 police station limits in the North Division. Of the 299 cases solved, 50 were from the Hebbal police station limits. However, the value of the recovered goods was only Rs 14.85 lakh.

In terms of value of the recovered goods, the Nandini Layout police station and RMC Yard police station have recovered properties worth Rs 57,73,500.

Least number of cases

The least number of cases was from J P Nagar police station with only Rs 3.7 lakh worth of valuables recovered and only two cases solved.

In all, the North Division has solved 16 cases of dacoity, 25 cases of extortion, 10 cases of chain-snatching, 121 cases of burglary, 101 cases of vehicle theft and 26 other cases, in the last one and a half months.

Farmer killed in accident

A farmer was killed when a speeding tractor hit his moped near Gujurpalya in Whitefield on Wednesday afternoon.

The dead has been identified as G N Subbarayappa, a resident of Gunjur.

The accident occurred when Subbarayappa was heading towards Gujurpalya Main Road on his moped.

The tractor driver fled the scene of accident. A case has been registered with the Whitefield Traffic Police Station.

Booty Bounty

* Cash:  Rs 4.7 lakh
* Gold jewellery:  Rs 1.78 crore
* Silver articles:  Rs 7.34 lakh
* Two-wheelers (85):  Rs 38.36 lakh
* Four-wheelers (34):  Rs 1.68 crore
* Three-wheelers (5): Rs 5 lakh
* Laptops (66):  Rs 16.85 lakh
* Mobile phones (31): Rs 1.66 lakh
* Others: Rs 19.13 lakh 

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