BBMP assistant engineer's house burgled in Nagarbhavi

The Jnanabharthi police said, Ramesh, an engineer in Kormangala division and a resident of Nagarbhavi II stage, in his complaint said that he along with his family, left on Friday to Tiruvannamalai, to attend a special Poornima pooja.

On his return, he was shocked to see that some culprits had forcibly entered the house and made away with the valuables.

Interestingly, the house is well-guarded with CCTV and resembles a prison with grills all around the house.

Despite this, the police suspect that the culprits could have gained entry into the house by climbing the water pipe. The culprits had climbed to the third floor, cut open the window grills and entered the house.

“The complainant is not coming out with the exact figures and the list of stolen valuables. Looks like the culprits were well aware of the premises,” said an investigating officer.

Fraudster arrested

A person who allegedly cheated public collecting money from public for ‘treating’ coconut trees, is now cooling his heels behind the bars.

Manjunath (27), a resident of Nagsandra, used to claim himself as an official of the Coconut Corporation and sell ‘fertilisers’ that would ward off diseases afflicting coconut trees. He won the trust of his victims by producing receipts from the Coconut Corporation. He was arrested by J P Nagar police, following a complaint. A car and a two-wheeler have been recovered from him.

Jewel thief in the net

Adugodi police have arrested a person and recovered 16 gold chains weighing 160 grams worth Rs 2 lakh from him, recently.

According to the police, the accused, Yatish (24), a native of Sullia taluk in Dakshina Kannada district, had stolen gold chains from several jewellery shops, by diverting the attention of the shopkeepers.

Five held

Five members of the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (Praveen Shetty faction) were arrested and remanded to judicial custody, for causing damage to a bank and assaulting its securtiy guard in Madivala on Monday.

Rajesh, Shashi, Manjunath, Krishnappa and Pushpa Kumar are the accused.
Police said, a group of 10-15 people belonging to the Vedike, arrived at the ICICI Bank branch on Hosur Road around 4 pm and smashed its window panes. They also assaulted its security guard.

They were protesting against the seizure of Rajesh’s two-wheeler in Srirampuram by the bank for defaulting the loan payment. They refused to budge even after the bank authorities denied any such seizure, and stayed put there. Police said that the incident took place due to a confusion, which was later cleared.

DH News Service

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