Armed gang Posing as police officer robbed valuables from businessman inmates at gunpoint

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

Posing as policemen,a gang of armed men barged into the house of a businessman and searched the house and robbed valuables of the inmates at gunpoint on Friday.

The incident occurred at around 5 pm when the gang barged into the house and introduced themselves as police from Tiptur town and said that they wanted to search the house in a case related to theft.

Senior officer told media persons,The gang accused the owner of receiving the property and searched the house and took away the valuables from the house and the family members at gunpoint.

The family took sometime to recover from the shock and later realized something was amiss and approached the police.

The Mahalakshmi Layout police cross checked to find that the family was robbed by fake cops and registered a case of robbery.

The police are now on the lookout for the accused and verifying the CCTV footage for clues and a case has been registered in Mahalakshmi layout police station and further investigation is on.