Gold jewellery, silver articles and cash worth Rs. 11,94,000 recovered
Mysore/Mysuru: Alanahalli Police have arrested a domestic help on charges of looting houses and have recovered gold ornaments, silver articles and cash, all worth Rs. 11,94,000 from her.
The arrested domestic help is 42-year-old Prabhamani alias Mani of city.
During interrogation, the accused is said to have confessed of looting 160 grams gold ornaments, silver articles weighing about 2 kg and Rs. 70,000 cash which was kept in the almirah at the house of one Dr. N. Kumar, a resident of Nandini Layout in city.
Dr. Kumar had taken his wife to a physiotherapy centre on June 30 at about 7.15 pm and returned home at about 9 pm.
On July 1 morning, the doctor’s wife opened the almirah to take out silver articles to perform puja and found the silver articles along with gold ornaments and cash missing, following which the doctor lodged a complaint with Alanahalli Police on July 2.
A Special Police Team was formed to nab the culprit and on July 6, the Special Police Team nabbed Prabhamani and subjected her to interrogation during which she confessed of looting gold, silver and cash from Dr. Kumar’s house, No. 92, 2nd Cross, 1st Stage, Nandini Layout, Alanahalli, on June 30 using a duplicate key. The Police also came to know about her involvement in three other robbery cases.
Based on the information provided by the accused, the Police have recovered gold ornaments worth Rs. 9,75,000, 3 kg silver articles worth Rs. 2,10,000 and Rs. 9,000 cash from her.
DCP (Crime and Traffic) M.S. Geetha Prasanna and Devaraja Sub-Division ACP M.N. Shashidhar guided Alanahalli Inspector Srikanth, Sub-Inspectors T.S. Mahendra and Praveen Kumar, ASI M.S. Lakshminarayan, Head Constables Shivaprasad, B.K. Chowdappa and Sundari, Constables P.N. Suhail, B.H. Ranganath, K.M. Rukmini, Yankavva Jagdale, Shobha, M. Anitha and Ranjitha in the nabbing and recovery operation.