Burglars sever man's arm at Bannerghatta

02:56 PM Sep 13, 2018 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: The Bannerghatta police are on the lookout for two men who allegedly chopped the hand of a 31-year-old man in a bid to rob him, on Tuesday evening.


In a shocking incident, theives cut a man’s hand in order to rob him near Bannerghatta on Tuesday evening.

Police are on a lookout for the culprits. They have launched a manhunt to trace the culprits and the severed hand, which they took away.

The victim, Ravish (31) an electrical contractor from Madhuri.

It has been reported that the victim had been to a temple. After offering prayers Ravish and his friend sat near a pond  and after sometime asked two persons for drinking water. The two asked him to wait claiming that their associate had gone to get water.


While Ravish was waiting, one of the men threw chilli powder at him, pulled out a chopper and demanded that he part with valuables. When Ravish tried to resist, the accused attacked him with chopper, inflicting deep cut on his hand. They robbed his wallet and mobile phones of both Ravish and his friend Jayalaxmi.

The complainant said the accused told them to stay back till they leave the place. However Ravish and Jayalakshmi tried to follow them as he was bleeding profusely.

Enraged by their conduct, the accused attacked him again. This time they severed his hand and took it away.

Due to the second attack Ravish fell on the ground and began to scream while Jaya called for help and also informed the police.

The local residents rushed to his help and put a cloth around the injured part to stanch the blood flow. The Bannerghatta police rushed to the spot and shifted him to a hospital, the police added.

Based on Ravish and Jaya’s statement the police have registered a case.


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