Staff Correspondent

Bijapur: The city police arrested five persons involved in several cases of dacoity and theft on Sunday and recovered household articles, gold, silver and motor bikes worth Rs 5.64 lakh. Superintendent of police Arun Chakravarthy told presspersons that the accused Saeel Abdulgani Koachman, Sameer Gafursaab Hullur, Fayaz Rafiq Katnalli, Shafiq Mohammadgouse Ramali and Aslam Jewoorahmad Loni were caught when they were trying to loot a vehicle at Jamkhandi cross at 3.30 a.m. The recovered articles include gold and silver ornaments, DVD players, wrist watches, cameras and utensils.