Eight arrested

Hassan: Police arrested eight persons on charge of dacoity on Saturday. The arrested have been identified as S. Annappa (22), S. Manjunatha (23), Srinivasa (24), Krishna (22), Sridhar (20), Girish (30), Ashok (25) and Manjunath (31), — all from Chikkabennur village in Davanagere district. They have been sent in judicial custody. The police have recovered a van from the arrested. Three other accused are absconding.

— Staff Correspondent

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