Woman found murdered

A middle-aged woman was found murdered in Munishetty Layout in Mahadevapura police limits on Tuesday. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained, police said.

The murder came to light after local residents noticed the body on a sand mound near Hoodi with a saree tied around the neck.
Conceal identity

Police said that the assailants had bludgeoned the face of the victim so as to conceal her identity.

Police suspect that the saree was used to strangle the victim. The body was shifted to Bowring Hospital.

Gold chains worth Rs 12L recovered 

Police have arrested eight people on the charges of robbery and chain-snatchings, and recovered 12 gold chains worth Rs 12.5 lakh from them. 

The suspects — Praveen Kumar, 23, Kaushik, 21, Chethan Kumar, 23, Ravikumar, 23, Naveen, 24 and Akhilesh, 24 — were involved in 10 chain-snatchings and two thefts across the City, police claimed. 

Criminal record

Barring Kaushik, the rest had been arrested for murdering Naveen Pinto in Srirampura some years ago and released on bail four months ago.

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