Mysuru, July 23:- Devaraja Police arrested five dacoits who were planning for a robbery outside Cheluvamba Hospital in the city on Monday.
The arrested have been identified as Samir Pasha, Ejaz Pasha, Syed Salim, Sayed Salim and Salim of Udayagiri Layout, all in the age group of 20-25. Police have recovered weapons and chilli powder from the arrested.
The culprits were targeting people arriving at the Mysuru Railway Station and moving towards the Mysuru KSRTC Bus Station. They were also targeting people who were walking alone. They are accused of robbing several cell phones so far.
ASI Vishwanath, constable Manjunath and staffs took part in the operation. (MR/KS)