Three killed in bus-car collision
Three persons were killed and three sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a car and KSRTC bus near Guttahalli in the taluk on Saturday.
Police have given the name of dead as Yallamma (65), Keerthi Setty (45) and Rakshith (8), all residents of Davangere. All the three died on their way to hospital. Grievously injured Vishalakshi, Ranjith and Hanumanthu (driver) have been admitted to Jalappa Hospital in Kolar. The car was proceeding from Davangere towards Tirupathi and the KSRTC bus was heading to Bangalore. A case has been registered.
Goods vehicle topples
A person was killed and six sustained injuries in three separate accidents on National Highway-4 in Kolar district.
Shabareesh was killed as a goods vehicle he was travelling by turned turtle near Cheluvanahalli on National Highway-4 o Thursday. Two more passengers - Prema and Venkatalakshmamma - sustained grievous injuries. Shabareesh died during the course of treatment at R L Jalappa hospital. Police attributed the accident to rash and negligent driving.
In another accident, two persons sustained injuries as a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus rammed into the two-wheeler they were riding near Chunchadenahalli on National Highway-4.
The injured, Vishwanatha Gowda and Jagadeesh, both residents of Kendatti village, have been admitted to Jalappa hospital. Rural police have registered cases in respect of both the accidents. A four-wheeler rammed into a bike near Maderahalli on National Highway-4 near Maderahalli Gate injuring two persons. Police have given the name of injured as Ramesh and Reddappa.
Woman ends life
A homemaker committed suicide by consuming poison in Karanjikatte of the City recently. Nagarathnamma, a servant at Nukapur hospital took the extreme step owing to family feud, police said.
Driver found murdered
A driver who went to his wife’s place was found murdered in Bangarpet on Saturday. Subramani (43) had come to town on Friday morning.
However, his body was found near Community Hall close to Railway quarters. The body bore grievous injuries on head and there were tell-tale signs of attempt to set it on fire. Town police have registered a case.
Anderson Pet police arrested a cellphone snatcher on Saturday. The arrested Manikantan (21) had snatched the cellphone of Chandrashekhar while the latter was speaking over it in front of his house. He was presented before the court.
Case against former MLA
A complaint of foulmouthing a person has been registered against former MLA Bhaktavatasalam at Anderson Pet police station. G Jayakumar, a resident of Marikuppam had lodged a complaint against the Bhaktavatsalam alleging that the latter abused him in filthy language at a public meet held recently.
DH News Service