Eight shops in Chamundi Hills were robbed early on Sunday morning. The accused have been identified as Anil and Kiran of Mandya district.
According to the police, six shops were robbed on Friday and the shopkeepers had kept an eye on visitors. Anil and Kiran had visited Chamundi Hills on Saturday and did not return even in the night. On Sunday, around 4:00 am, the duo robbed eight shops and were spotted by the public. The robbers, seeing the public chasing them, fled into the forest area.
Later, they were found with robbed items in Tavarekatte, near Chamundi foot hills and the public caught hold of Anil while Kiran managed to escape.