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3 rob home-alone woman

After a brief lull, house robbery has made a comeback. On Saturday night, a home-alone woman was robbed of jewellery worth Rs 1.5 lakh by three unidentified men, who had come to her house posing as st

No one to bank Upon

It could have happened to anyone. A 45-year-old man, who arrived at the Corporation bank in Chikkabannavara on Monday, was robbed of the Rs 10 lakh that he had come to deposit by a 25-year-old thief,

Aged couple murdered, house looted

In a gruesome incident, an old couple – D.K. Murthy Chetty, 70, and Ramadevi, 65 – was brutally murdered at their house in Gajjalavaripalle village of Chowdepalle mandal in the early hours of Monday.

Man robs bank, shoots customer dead

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A gun-toting unidentified man robbed a bank of Rs 10 lakh and killed a customer, who had come to deposit the amount, in Chikkabanavara on Monday afternoon.

The victim, Muralidhar (45), was a petrol b

The great diamond ‘robbery’

At least $2 billion (£1.3bn) worth of diamonds have been stolen from Zimbabwe’s eastern diamond fields in ‘the biggest plunder of diamonds’, according to an organisation leading the campaign against c

Trader held for teen’s murder

A businessman dealing in computer hardware was arrested along with his driver on Tuesday for robbing a Madipakkam jewellery shop and killing a 17-year-old employee of the shop last Thursday.

The arre

Nizam diamond from temple stolen


The famous Mahankali temple at Lal Darwaza was robbed early on Wednesday morning and the thieves stole goods worth several lakhs of rupees, including a diamond gifted by the Nizam.

Security was tight

Heist drama to loot 6.5 kg gold busted, manager held


A manager of a private finance company was arrested for staging a robbery drama after he burgled 6.5 kg gold worth over Rs 1.5 crore from his office in Poonamalee on Sunday night. He had hidden the lo

Empty homes to burglars’ delight


With many city dwellers leaving for their ancestral houme and other destinations to celebrate Onam holidays in the next two days, several houses in the city would be vacant for almost 10 days.

The p

Rs 11.45 lakh stolen from Locked car

In a freak incident at Aluva on Wednesday morning, a man lost Rs 11.45 lakh as miscreants broke into his car and stole his bag.

Ashraf lost the money, when he went in to the Aluva Register Office af

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