BENGALURU: A house in Jabbar Block, 1st Cross, under Vyalikaval police limits was burgled in broad daylight on Wednesday.
The house belongs to Suresh, a goldsmith in a jewellery shop on Avenue Road. He had left for work at 11.30 am along with his wife. They returned at 4 pm and found the door broken. The burglars decamped with 125 gm of gold and 1.4 kg of silver ornaments.
Diamond Thief Arrested
Upparpet police have arrested a person for stealing a 4.70 carat diamond from a jewellery shop. The accused is Srikanth (32), a resident of Hesargatta. On August 12, the accused went to Vijaya Jems and Jewelleries in Gandhinagar pretending to be a customer and stole the `5-lakh diamond. Based on CCTV footages, police arrested Srikanth.
Two Held for Vehicle Thefts
Upparpet police have arrested two men on charges of stealing three Tata sumo multi utility vehicles. The accused are Muniraju (30) of Tagli Hosahalli village and Sudhakar (28) of Guttahalli, both in Kolar district. Muniraju was a tractor driver while Sudhakar was a daily wager. According to the police, the accused had stolen the vehicles at Maloor and Hoskote police station limits. They were planning to sell the vehicles in Bengaluru. Police are investigating whether the duo were involved in other theft cases.
Five Held for Gambling
Central Crime Branch (CCB) police have arrested five men for gambling in Upparpet.
The accused are Ramesh (48), Ananda (50), Sateesh (49), Vijay (50) and Narayana (53). Police have seized `8,64,200 from them.
Acting on a tip-off, CCB police raided a hotel on Subedhar Chatram Road and caught the accused who were playing in a room.