11 arrested for dacoity

As many as 13 persons have been arrested in two separate cases, for allegedly conspiring dacoity in the City.

The CCB sleuths on Friday arrested four persons who allegedly plotted a dacoity in Wilson Garden.

The arrested are Sohail, 23, Afroz Pasha, 27, Lokesh, 28 and Raghavendra, 31. Police said two more suspects Rohith and Manjunath escaped in their cars during the raid. Police have recovered lethal weapons, Rs 13,400 in cash and a car from the arrested. 

Police said Sohail is a rowdy sheeter in Banashanakari police station and Afroz Pasha in Kumaraswamy Layout police station. They are booked in many cases including murder, attempt to murder, abduction, robbery and dacoity.

In another case, Upparpet police recently arrested seven men near the junction of Y Ramachandra Road in Gandhinagar: Raja, 25, from Mandya, Shivavishnu, 19, from Mysore, Harish, 26, from Bangalore, Narayana, 26, from Talaghattapura, Mani, 30, Abbayya, 28, and Nagaraj, 27, all from Tamil Nadu.

Police have recovered Rs 35,000 in cash and lethal weapons from them. The gang was earlier booked for a burglary in Hebbugodi.

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