Staff Reporter

Bangalore: Six armed men attacked a driver of a goods-carrier on National Highway 48 near Kadaballi Cross on the city's outskirts in the early hours of Sunday and took away around gold ornaments, cash and other valuables from him.

The victim was identified as S. Manjunath of Aralepet in Hassan. The Bindiganavile police in Nelamangala taluk told The Hindu: “The incident occurred around 4.30 a.m. on Sunday. The gang attacked the victim and assaulted him with lethal weapons and robbed him of a gold chain worth Rs. 60,000, Rs. 6,000 in cash and other valuables.”