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Trio rob elderly woman living in farmhouse

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A group of three men robbed gold valuables and cash from an elderly woman living in a farmhouse with her 55-year-old differently abled son in Doddabommasandra in the wee hours of Sunday.

The trio barged into the house, gagged 80-year-old Ila Chadrashekhar and took her valuables and Rs. 30,000.

The police suspect that the culprits are someone known to the family as they were having knowledge of the house and the gold she was wearing.

The incident occurred around 1 a.m. on Sunday at the Mookambika Farm House.

According to the complaint filed by Ila at Vidyaranyapura police station, the burglars entered her bungalow through the first floor. When she woke up on hearing some noise, the burglars gagged her, tied her hands and legs before fleeing with the valuables and cash.

She told police that the robbers were talking in Kannada.

Police said that there were only two persons in the bungalow while their caretakers live in a separate house in the premises. Ila’s specially-abled son was sleeping in his bedroom on the first floor and is said to have heard nothing, police said.

The Vidyaranyapura police have registered a case. The police said that there was no security guard at the bungalow and neither any CCTV cameras.

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