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Two Arrested for Faking Robbery

Kumaraswamy Layout police on Sunday arrested a 31-year-old woman and her accomplice for allegedly staging a robbery and lodging a false complaint.

Published: 08th April 2014 08:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th April 2014 08:13 AM   |  A+A-

Kumaraswamy Layout police on Sunday arrested a 31-year-old woman and her accomplice for allegedly staging a robbery and lodging a false complaint.

The accused are Kavitha,  president of a union of Mico employees and Ravikumar, (32), a resident of Kanakpura. Kavitha’s husband Manjunath also works with Mico.

Police said Kavitha had filed a case of robbery in March. She stated that three unidentified miscreants, including a woman, barged into her house and made away with gold ornaments after tying up her and her daughter.

Her mother-in-law was unaware of the incident as she was sleeping in an adjacent room, Kavitha had claimed. Police, however, suspected Kavitha’s version of the incident. Later, she confessed to staging the robbery as she was in need of money to invest in chit funds and handing over the jewellery to Ravikumar, an auto driver, police said.

Speeding Vehicle Mows Down Man

A 31-year-old call centre employee was killed  when an unidentified vehicle rammed his motorcycle at Electronic City on Sunday night.

Girish, a resident of Kadugodi, working in a private company at Chandapur was returning from work when the speeding vehicle rammed his Pulsar motorbike at Veerasandra on Hosur Road. The vehicle ran over him, killing him on the spot.

Night beat police found Girish’s body lying in a pool of blood. Electronic City traffic police are investigating the accident.

Factory Workers Robbed of Rs 3.5L

Unidentified miscreants robbed two employees of a shoe factory in broad daylight on Monday after threatening them with weapons. The incident took place at Hommadevanahalli near Hulimavu on Monday and the miscreants made away with `3.5 lakh.

Police said around 3.30 pm, Pakrudhin and Tanaya, employees of Sara Shoe factory in Bannerghatta, were heading to the factory after withdrawing money from a bank near Hulimavu. The money was to be paid as salary to factory workers.

The duo were on their way on a motorcycle when two unidentified men, who wore helmets, stopped them and threatened them with knives and a machete. The robbers snatched the bag containing `3.5 lakh and fled. The victims approached Hulimavu police who sent them to Bannerghatta police station as the factory falls under the latter’s jurisdiction.

Police suspect that people known to the factory employees are behind the crime.

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