Miscreants decamp with valuables worth Rs 30 lakh from shop

Two persons with revolver commit burglary

Miscreants decamp with valuables worth Rs 30 lakh from shop

Miscreants have made away with Rs 30 lakh worth valuables from a jeweller at gun point in the city on Tuesday. The incident that occurred in broad daylight has sent the police into a tizzy.

The incident occurred at Royal Jewels on Sahukar Channaiah road, T K Layout in the city around 9 am. 

Raju a worker of the shop opened the door of the shop in the morning. Little did he know that he was stealthily followed by two youth into the shop. The miscreants threatened Raju at gun point before tying his hand and legs.

Frightened Raju handed over the keys to the intruders. They sweeped the valuables in the showcase estimated to cost about Rs 30 lakh. Before decamping, they pushed Raju into a room and gagged him.

The incident came to light when the owner Jagadish arrived at the shop at 9.30 am. He was shocked to find Raju in that state and informed Saraswatipuram police.

What has surprised the police is, CCTV cameras installed in the shop had remained off at that time.  Fast food mobile shops are located in a stone’s throw away from the shop and the traders are not aware of any such happenings. They have taken Raju into custody and interrogating. Finger print experts and dog squad were summoned to the spot.

Police commissioner K L Sudheer, DCP (crime and traffic) K P Bheemaiah, Inspector N S Chandrashekar visited the spot.

Man pushes wife to death

A 29-year-old woman who had suffered injury in her neck in a tiff with her husband, died at K R Hospital here on Monday night.

Veena, wife of Ashok is the deceased. Veena a native of Somenahalli, K R Pet taluk in Mandya district had married Ashok of K R Nagar taluk in Mysore district. The couple had moved to Bangalore a few years ago for job.

On January 30,  the couple allegedly drunk and quarreled over an issue. Ashok pushed Veena resulting in the latter’s sprain in the neck. After trying home made remedy, she was finally shifted to Bowring Hospital. She was later referred to NIMHANS. Finally, Veena was shifted to K R Hospital in Mysore on February 4, but to no avail.

Ashok who helped shift the body to mortuary attached to Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC and RI), later allegedly took to heels on the pretext of bringing relatives.

Devaraja police in the city have intimated Mahadevapura police in Bangalore who have already registered the case and are investigating.

Jail inmate dies

An inmate of Central Prisons Mysore died of heart attack on Tuesday.

The deceased is identified as Ravikumar (40) son of Chikkarangaiah, Tilak Nagar, Mandi Mohalla in the city. Mandi police had arrested him on murder charges in the year 2000. He had remained as undertrial in the jail till his conviction in the year 2004.

He was awarded life imprisonment. On Tuesday morning around 11.30, he complained of chest pain. He was rushed to K R Hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

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