Press Esc to close
Sunday 23 April 2017
News updated at 11:10 PM IST

Rowdy Velu hacked to death

Last updated: 29 November, 2011
Bangalore, Nov 29, DHNS 1:48 IST

Role of his rival Rudra suspected in the murder

A rowdy-sheeter was hacked to death in front of Poornima Theatre in the City early Tuesday morning.

blood-stained: The spot where rowdy-sheeter Velu (inset) was murdered in front of Poornima Theatre on Tuesday. dh PhotoA six-member gang armed with lethal weapons attacked Velu (30), a fruit merchant, and hacked him to death. The police said, Velu, a rowdy-sheeter in the City Market police station, was on his way to the temple when the crime took place.

Around 5.45 am, Velu - who was wearing Ayyappa mala - was on his way for the daily rituals at the temple. The gang, which knew about Velu’s routine, attacked him.

Sources said there was rivalry between Velu and Rudra, a rowdy. In 2005, Rudra had eliminated Velu’s brother Shanmugam. Within three months, Velu saw to it that Rudra’s brother was killed. Velu was a resident of Ramanna Garden. Usually, small time rowdies are under the impression that they are safe during the Ayyappa season. But Velu’s murder has disproved the notion.

Woman hangs self

A 40-year-old woman, who was depressed over her poor health and the burden it caused to her family’s finances, was found hanging at her house in Kumaraswamy Layout on Monday night.

Shivamma, whose husband Raghavendra is a driver with the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, was suffering from various ailments. Her blood pressure and sugar levels were high.

The victim’s family got her treated, but it could not take the burden for long. The suicide came to light early Tuesday morning and police were called in. The body was handed over to the relatives after post-mortem. Police have booked a case of unnatural death.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Chahal celebrates with Jadhav after the dismissal of Pathan

Chahal celebrates with Jadhav after the dismissal of Pathan

Virat Kohli celebrates with bowler S Badree after dismissal of Robin Uthappa

Virat Kohli celebrates with bowler S Badree after dismissal of Robin Uthappa

Hasim Amla plays a shot during the IPL 2017 match against Gujarat Lions

Hasim Amla plays a shot during the IPL 2017 match against Gujarat Lions

Floral chariots part of a procession during the annual 'Ulsoor flower Pallakki Festival'

Floral chariots part of a procession during the annual 'Ulsoor flower Pallakki Festival'

Donald Trump awards a Purple Heart to U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos

Donald Trump awards a Purple Heart to U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos

Suresh Raina with Shubham Agarwal celebrates the wicket of Hasim Amla

Suresh Raina with Shubham Agarwal celebrates the wicket of Hasim Amla

Runners make their way over Tower Bridge during the London Marathon

Runners make their way over Tower Bridge during the London Marathon

A boy enjoying a swim in Chembarambakkam lake to escape the scorching heat

A boy enjoying a swim in Chembarambakkam lake to escape the scorching heat

A group of flamingos at Sewri Jetty in Mumbai...

A group of flamingos at Sewri Jetty in Mumbai...

Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati being welcomed ...

Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati being welcomed ...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.