Bengaluru : The North Division police of Nandini layout police arrested two habitual offenders and recovered gold valuables worth Rs.7.5 lakh from them on Wednesday.
The accused has been identified as,Nagesh,21, resident of Konanakunte and Chandra,19 resident of Laggere.
They were caught on last Tuesday while they were moving suspiciously near a jewellery shop to dispose the booty.
Senior officer told media persons,a complaint was registered in Nandini layout police station in which complainant stated that when she went to temple some unknown person has barged into house and has robbed their 112 grams gold ornaments.
Based on complaint a special team was formed and swung into action,Nandini layout police sub-, Inspector,Naveed,and crime staff were on patrolling near Kanteerva studio.
While on patrolling the PSI and team noticed two person moving suspiciously near a Jewellery shop the team kept a watch on them for some time and when the team got suspicion about the duo they caught them.
After apprehending them the team brought them to station for questioning the team found gold ornaments in their possession and when they asked about the jewellery items they had they said they came to dispose the booty.
When the team grilled them the duo spilled the beans and confessed to the crime that they are involved in house break thefts in city and based on their statement the team has recovered 152 grams of gold ornaments and 2 two wheelers from them worth of Rs.7.5 lakhs.
A detailed investigation by the team it has revealed that Nagesh is a habitual offender arrested by Parappana Agrahara police in a bike theft in June last year.
In the jail he met Chandru who was arrested by Nandini layout police in a robbery case.The duo ganged up in the prison and after coming out of prison they were involved in at least five house break thefts and two bike thefts.The duo was taken into custody for further investigation.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena ACP Malleswaram sub-division,KS Venkatesh Naidu,PI,Venkategowda,PSIs,as,Naveed,Guruswamy,and crime staff, as,Lokesh,Manjunath,Smt.Gayathri,Umesh,Cholaiah,Umesh,Basavana,Abhishek,Subhash, Basavaraj Kankanwadi,and Prasad has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.