10 member Robbery gang arrested,Stolen property Worth Rs.5 Lakhs Recovered:

Pramesh S Jain

The West Division police of Annapoorneshwarinagar police on Wednesday arrested a gang of 10 who had robbed home alone woman at knife point and made away with Rs five lakh worth valuables on march 6.

The accused have been identified as Nagendra,30,Banashankari 3rd stage,Partiban,25,KG Halli,Nayaz Pasha,35,Mysore road,Syed Siddiq,30,Kengeri,Suresh,33,Sheshadripuram,Satish,30,DJ Halli,Hamumanthegowda,28, Bhadravathi,and Dharmaraj,28,from Bhadravathi,Imran Pasha,32 from Doddamavalli and Hemath 22 from Chikkalasandra.

The house owned by Prashanth Kumar,driver of Additional Director General of Police In CID.

Senior officer told media persons,that,a complaint was registered in Annapoorneshwarinagar police station,in which a complainant who is a wife of CAR constable stated when her husband was not in home around 10 persons barged into house in the pretext of fetching a file as the miscreants said her that Prashanth sent them to get a file.

Based on the complaint senior officers with sniffer dog and finger print experts rushed to the spot and after Inspecting the spot the team headed by ACP Kengeri Sub-Division,UD Krishna Kumar,collected information with the victim about the incident.

Based on the complaint,the police team took up investigation,they analyzed the CCTV footage and obtained physical discription of the accused before zeroing in on the accused.

During investigation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that when Prashanth was not in station Nagendra the prime accused who used to usually visit the house and during which he noticed the family members wearing gold jewellery and cash and he was conducting recee about their gold ornaments.

As per the plan the accused gained entry into the house claiming that Prashanth had asked them to fetch a file.

As soon as Deepa H,wife of Prashanth opened the door,the accused barged into the house threatened her at knife point and took away jewellery and cash worth Rs.5 lakh from the cupboard of the bedroom.

One among the accused identified as Nagendra is a flower decorator who had employed at Prashanth’s house to decorate the house for a family program.

Based on their confession the police,recovered,80 grams gold ornaments,Rs.1.45 Lakhs cash,an autorikshaw two scooters used by the accused to commit crime altogether worth Rs.5 lakhs property recovered from them.

Despite knowing that the house belonged to policeman,Nagendra,discussed his plan with his brother who is in Jail and roped in his associates when Prashanth went out of station and after hatching a plan he and his associates to rob the valuables which he had reccced while working the team zeroed in all the 10 accused.

A case has been registered in Annapoorneshwarinagar police station and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACP UD Krishna Kumar PIs,as,MN Nagaraju,Srinivas,PSI, Rajashekaraiah and other crime staff who has successfully nabbed the 10 member Dacoity gang and recovered stolen property from them and a suitable reward will be given to the team for the exemplary work done by them he added.