Inter-state gang held

Ornaments worth Rs six lakh have been recovered from them.

Narayanswamy (33) led the gang consisting of his elder brother Manjunath (35), M Murugesh (29), K Nagesh (26), Manjunath alias Yeswanthpur Manja (21), all residents of Anekal taluk, and R Maniyachari (42), a native of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu.

He would visit temples as a devotee before carrying out the robbery and closely inspect the ornaments adorning the deities. Later, he would carry out the robbery with the help of his elder brother Manjunath and other members of the gang, police said.

He had been convicted of various offenses earlier and was released from jail.
As many as 78 gold necklaces weighing 100 gm each, 10 earrings, and around 13 kg of silver crowns and other items have been recovered from the gang.

With the gang’s arrest, a total of 29 cases reported at various police stations, were solved, the police said.

Disabled conman nabbed

Upparpet Police have arrested a handicapped man for cheating disabled persons by assuring them of government assistance.
Shivaprakash (29), a resident of J P Nagar 7th Phase, had allegedly deceived several handicapped persons by collecting money from them in advance.

According to the police, the accused who operated in Majestic area, would approach disabled persons with his false name, address and cellphone number.
He would befriend them and demand a certain amount for securing financial assistance under government schemes available to the physically challenged.

He was nabbed when R Venkatesh, a physically challenged, lodged a complaint with the police.

Six arrested for vandalism

The Yeswanthpura police arrested six persons near Hesaraghatta in connection with vandalism on October 30 and recovered lethal weapons, one car and two bikes.
The accused are Nawz, (26) Riyaz (22), both from of Sharifnagar, Ravi (22) of Hebbal, Kiran (21), Kiranna Panneer (19) and Ashok (20), all from Yeswanthpura.

They attacked Syed Zameer, a private financer and his attender Chandra with lethal weapons. Later, they went near the residence of Zameer in BK Nagar and went on damaging the vehicles on the First and  the Second Main Roads.

They damaged 10 cars and 5 auto rickshaws besides barging inside a wine shop and bakery and destroying materials.

Nawaz is the relative of Zameer, while Ravi was working as an agent in Zameer’s finance office. Remaining accused are Ravi’s friends.

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