Karkala: Police foils robbery bid; arrested one, seized 1Kg gold

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Karkala; Sept 18: Karkala police have foiled an attempt of a major robbery bid on September 17, Tuesday night arrested one person and seized one kg of gold.

The arrested person has been identified as Madhukar Achary, a resident of Muniyalu of Karkala taluk.The incident took place at Karnataka Jewellers in Karkala.

Sources said that when the shop was about to be closed five unidentified people came in Scorpio car, took away one kg gold by brandishing weapons at the person, who was closing the shop.

The police have been summoned immediately, came and began to search for the people and for the car. As the nakabandi was put in place, Hiriadka police could able to intercept the car.

When the car was stopped by the police, the accused have again started brandishing the weapons and four of the five people already managed to escape, while one was caught.

The police recovered one kg of gold from the accused and seized the car used for crime.

Karkala town police have registered case in this regard.

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