Mangaluru: Three persons who kept robbing autorickshaw drivers at Kodakkal near Padil on the outskirts were arrested by the Kankanady rural police from Maroli station on Saturday.
They are Naufal (24) from Faisal Nagar in Bajal, Saddam Hussein (23) from Pakkaladka in Jalligudde and Mohammed Hussein (23) from Jayanagar in Jalligudde. Naufal would flash a toy pistol at the victims while other held knives in their hands.
They were nabbed while waiting for auto drivers with no passengers. It is yet to be ascertained as to how many people have fallen victim to their act and the details of money looted so far.
The rural police are pursuing the matter.