Three muggers Robbing motorists on NICE road arrested by Konanakunte police

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Konanakunte police on Tuesday arrested a gang of three muggers who were robbing motorists on NICE Road and other places.

The arrested are identified as Sunil K,25,of Electronics City and tractor driver,Harish G,19, a resident of Nandi Layout on Kaggalipura Main Road and an employee with a fuel station and Naveen Kumar, 25,of Channapatna is working as a food delivery boy.

Senior officer told media persons,The trio had robbed Shivakumar R,37,a resident of Maragondanahalli who works as an executive with a private firm.

On October 8th night,he had boarded a goods vehicle to reach his house.A co-passenger got down near NICE Road bridge of Bannerghatta Road .

At the same place three men asked the vehicle driver to drop them to Hosur Road.One among them acting to get into the vehicle had snatched Shivakumar’s mobile and escaped.

Shivakumar chased the miscreant and managed to catch him within 50 meters,two others joined the miscreant and assaulted Shivakumar and escaped with his phone,backpack and a wallet containing PAN card, debit and credit cards.

Shivakumar had filed a complaint with Konanakunte police.A case of robbery and causing grievous hurt.

Sanjeev M Patil, in-charge of Deputy commissioner of police of South division had formed a special team headed by inspector Nanjegowda S who managed to nab the trio within 24 hours.

The miscreants had withdrawn money using Shivakumar’s debit and credit cards after they escaped.

The police got major clues with their transaction and identified them through the CCTV footage obtained from the ATM centre .

The police have recovered Rs 75,200 and his other valuables along with a knife and a bike from the trio.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCPs,as,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,Harish Pandey,ACP,TM Shivakumar,PIs,as,Nanjegowda, Manjunath KR and his whole team who has done a exemplary and commendable job in nabbing the gang of muggers within 24 hours who used to rob people and assualt them near NICE road are now finally in police net and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.