The Hassan police have arrested four persons and recovered stolen articles worth Rs. 22.5 lakh from them.

The arrested are Dharmesh, V.S Raghu, Anand and Lokesh, all natives of Channapatna in Ramanagaram district.

Superintendent of Police Amit Singh said here on Thursday that the four were arrested when they were attempting a robbery near Udayapura on March 18. During interrogation, the police learnt that the accused were involved in two robbery cases reported in Channarayaptna Rural and Bellur police station (Mandya district) limits.

Mr. Singh handed over cash prize of Rs. 15,000 to circle police inspector Marappa and Rs. 5,000 to sub-inspector Deepak for cracking the case.