Murder convict on parole named in Gokulam robbery

Murder convict on parole named in Gokulam robbery

A murder convict on parole is the prime accused in the robbery reported from Gokulam in the city on June 23.

According to police, Saleem, convicted for murder and serving jail term at Hindalaga Central Prison, Belagavi, teamed with nine others to robbed Rs 29.66 lakh in cash from the office of a businessman in Gokulam.

He returned to jail after completion of is one-month parole.

His involvement in the crime came to light after the city police arrested Afzar Pasha, Shabir and Zakir Pasha, all residents of Bengaluru, in connection with the robbery. During the investigation, the trio named Saleem. A senior police officer said that a team of police has left for Hindalga jail for enquiry.

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