Bengaluru Rural: Thieves broke into the Karnataka Grameena Bank at Hosahalli in Doddaballapura Taluk of the District using a gas cutter and decamped with gold ornaments worth Rs. 2 Crore, including cash on night of Friday November 25.
The thieves are suspected to have committed the crime knowing that the fourth Saturday was a bank holiday. Hosahalli Police, who came to know about the incident, called the bank staff who were on leave and went inside the bank and inspected it. According to police sources, they looted cash and gold ornaments mortgaged from the farmers and other items worth Rs. 2 to 3 Crore.
Bengaluru Rural Superintendent of Police Mallikarjua Baladandi, Additional Superintendent of Police Purushotham, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Nagaraj, Circle Inspector Harish, Sub-inspector Gajendra and staff visited the spot. Canine squad and fingerprint experts have conducted an inspection to track down the thieves.
A case has been registered at Hosahalli Police Station.