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Two women robbed of gold chains

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Two women were robbed of their gold chains in as many incidents reported from Upparpet and Central police station limits on Sunday.

The police said that around 8.30 p.m. a boy aged around 15 snatched a gold chain worth Rs. 20,000 from Amrutha Singh Chauhan on Tank Bund Road in the Upparpet Police limits.

The incident took place when Amrutha, her mother and her daughter were walking towards the Kempe Gowda Bus Terminus after shopping in the Majestic area. The Upparpet Police have registered a case on a complaint by Amrutha, a resident of Kalyan Nagar in Hennur. In the other incident, around 10.30 p.m. two youths riding a motorcycle snatched a gold chain worth Rs. 20,000 from Shashikala near the Lalbagh West Gate.

Shashikala had got off from a Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) bus and was walking towards her house on Gramadevathe Beedhi in Mavalli.

Murdered

A physically challenged man, Nagaraj (35), was bludgeoned to death near his house in the K.P. Agrahara Police Station limits on Sunday.

Nagaraj, a bachelor, lived alone at a house near the Kanakadasa Temple on 20th Cross, K.P. Agrahara. Passers-by saw the body lying on the road near his house and alerted the police.

The assailants had smashed his head with a boulder.

Body found

The body of Gangaraju (20), an accused in several theft cases, was found lying near his house at Sreenivasanagar in Sunkadakatte on Monday.

There were no external injuries on the body, the police said. The Kamakshipalya Police have registered a case. Investigation is on.

Recovered

The J.P. Nagar Police on Saturday arrested Suresh (27) of 2nd Stage, J.P. Nagar, on a charge of house break-in and theft and recovered from him gold ornaments valued at Rs. 1 lakh.

The police said that two months ago Suresh had stolen the ornaments from the house of Chikkathimme Gowda in J.P. Nagar.

Arrested

The Commercial Street police have arrested three women who had allegedly hoodwinked the salesmen of a shop and made away with two designer saris worth Rs. 7,200.

The police gave their names as Seema Ahmed (22), Rehana (24) and Reshma Inthiyaz (23), all residents of Police Road in Cottonpet.

On May 18, the three had stolen the saris from a shop on Dispensary Road, the police said.

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