The District police have arrested 28-year-old Naveen Kumar, a resident of K R Nagar and solved a theft case where Rs 20 lakh was stolen from a bureau. The accused managed to break open the cash box in the house of A S Kantharaju on June 21.
The accused worked as a DTP operator at a gas agency in K R Nagar. Rs 17,08,120 has been recovered from him.
In another case, 37-year-old Manjunath alias Swamygowda, a resident of K R Nagar has been arrested for robbing a gold chain worth over Rs 1 lakh. The accused had threatened Rukminamma at knifepoint and had snatched her chain. He also allegedly assaulted the woman.