In a shocking incident, 5 Hosurians have been arrested by Karunataka Athipalli kaaval.
According to the police, the 5 men gang were planning to indulge in dacoity in the area.
Karunataka police personnel were did vehicle check in TVS Road near Athipalli on Sunday night. Police stopped a two cars and inquired with the inmates who is said to have given contradictory statements.
Further inquiry with them revealed that they were planning for a dacoity in Athipalli area.
Police arrested Venkatraju, Chankara, Murali, Nakesh and Nakaraj, all native of Hosur.
Police inquiry also revealed that about 10 days before, the same gang has robbed a man Rs 20,000 at knife point in Athipalli.
Few days before, the gang has snatched gold chains from two women. The chains were said to be weighing around 80 grams gold.
The gang has also indulged in several theft cases in Hosur and also in Sarjapuram area. There were several theft cases against the gang members in Hosur police circle.