Talghattapura police have arrested nine people on the charge of plotting to rob residents of valuables near the Vajramunishwara temple here on Sunday.
The police were alerted by the residents who caught the nine men said to be a part of a 25-member gang.
The police suspected that the gang could be involved in a robbery case three months ago.
The police have caught a 32-year-old man while he was trying to steal a laptop by breaking open the window of a car on Hospital Road. The accused, Srinivasa, is a resident of Bakshi Garden.