Bengaluru police shoot two home burglary suspects in Vidyaranyapura

Bengaluru police shoot two home burglary suspects in Vidyaranyapura

Bengaluru police shot and wounded two home burglary suspects at Sapthagiri Layout in Vidyaranyapura during the wee hours of Tuesday.  

The shootout took place around 5 am at Spatagiri Layout, when the officials were trying to stop the suspects.

According to the reports, police inspector Punith had to open fire in self-defence as defiant suspects attacked and injured one of the officials with iron rod. The suspects have sustained gun injuries in their legs in the police firing and were rushed to Victoria hospital to treat their wounds.

In the incident, police head-constable Nagabhushan sustained injuries, who has been admitted to a private hospital.

The suspects have been identified as Mithun and Akhil both from West Bengal. They were trying to commit a home burglary at Sapthagiri Layout when a team of cops confronted them, according to reports.

A case has been registered in Vidyaranyapura police station.

More details awaited.

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