Mysuru – On Tuesday, The Bengaluru City Crime Branch police detained a goldsmith for melting stolen yellow metal ornaments in Periyapatna in Mysuru district.
The accused was recognized as Krishna, owner of a silver and gold ornaments polishing shop on the Nehru Road in Periyapatna.
According to police, Krishna used to melt the stolen yellow metal ornaments brought from Bengaluru into the solid gold.
Krishna tried to commit suicide by consuming acid when CCB police raided shop.
He was taken to the hospital in Periyapatna, provided 1st aid and shifted to the hospital in Mysuru. The CCB has launched a probe.