Chikkaballapur: ASI’s house robbed at gunpoint,three member gang arrested, four Country made pistols with 49 live rounds of ammunition and stolen property recovered

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The Chikkaballapur police on tuesday arrested a gang of three armed men who robbed the house of an Assistant Sub Inspector and fired at his son for resisting them on November 9.

The accused have been identified as Mohammed Arif,35,employee of a bakery in UP,his associates Jamsheed Khan,27,carpenter by profession resident of UP and Pathan Mohammed Haris Khan, mobile technician from AP.

The police also recovered four country made pistols with 49 rounds of ammunition,cash Rs.3.4 lakh,72 grams of gold valuables and silver articles, a car which the accused have used to commit the offence.

The accused barged into the house of ASI, Narayanaswamy held his wife and daughter in Law hostage and pushed him out of the house .

When Sharath,son of Narayanaswamy tried to rescue his mother and wife,the accused fired at him and escaped with the valuables after leaving the injured behind.

Sharath was rushed to district hospital later and said to be critical.Considering the magnitude of the case,five special teams were formed and dispatched in different directions to track down the accused.

Based on the technical evidence the accused were arrested and recovered the valuables and weapons.

The police have booked the accused under robbery, attempt to murder and also under various sections of the arms act and further investigating to ascertain their criminal background.