Two bodies found

Two unidentified bodies were found in the City on Tuesday morning. While one is suspected to be a case of suicide, the other is said to be a murder.

On Tuesday morning, the Magadi Road Traffic police were alerted about a body lying on the road leading to Bhashyam Circle. Police, who removed the body, said it wasn’t a hit-and-run case but a case of suspected murder. The dead is yet to be identified. Police sources said the man was aged around 30 years and could be a daily wage worker. He was severely injured in his head and neck had a stab wound. Police have registered a case of unnatural death.

In another incident, the mutilated body of an unidentified man was found on the railway track in Jalahalli on Tuesday morning. Yeshwantpur Railway Police retrieved the body from under a bridge opposite HMT School and have shifted it to M S Ramaiah Hospital for post mortem. The man was aged about 30 years. Police suspect it to be a case of suicide. 

Five held for dacoity

Hanumanthanagar police nabbed a gang of dreaded dacoits in the City recently. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested five men from the Srinagar hillock while they were planning an armed robbery. The arrested are Mutturaja, 23, Kumar, 28, Krishna, 54, Santosh Kumar, 21 and Manjunath, 24, all residents of Bangalore.

The Bangalore South police formed a special team to interrogate the dacoits. Based on the information given by Krishna, 54, who was leading the gang, police recovered valuables worth Rs 19 lakh that include 260 gram gold jewellery, 1.5 kg of silver articles, Rs 2.78 lakh cash, an LCD television, 7 motor bikes, an autorickshaw and five mobile phones from them.

Police said Krishna had confessed to burgling a house in Seshadripuram recently and taking away 160 gram of gold and Rs 4.34 lakh in cash. He also said the gang had robbed a house in Hanumanthanagar.

Chain snatched

Radhabai, 76, was relieved of her 40-gm gold chain by two men at Venkatapura on Tuesday morning. The victim was on her way home after visiting a physician when two men who came speeding on a motorbike and snatched the gold chain, Vyalikaval police said.

Prohibitory orders clamped

The City Police Commissioner B G Jyothiprakash Mirji has clamped prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC within two-km radius of the Vidhana Soudha. The orders have been clamped in the wake of the special Assembly session from July 19 to July 30. The restrictions would be in force from 6 am, July 19 to 12 pm, July 30. 

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