Chennai man in cyber police net

Chennai man in cyber police net

Police said, a housewife from Bangalore had lodged a complaint with the police in October 2009, about the creation of an obscene profile in her name and her telephone number, inviting for sexual favours. Following this, the housewife began receiving calls from strangers.

With the help of experts, using forensic tools, the search of digital evidence in the laptop ended in the detection of the fake e-mail ID and the profile, created by the accused.

Electrician ends life

A 20-year-old electrician committed suicide by consuming poison at his room in Raghavendra Block. Manjunath, who hailed from Nagamangala, was working for a private contractor. When he didn’t turn up for work, his employer sent his boys to find him. They found the room locked and foul smell emanating from inside. Police broke open the door only to see Manjunath’s body.

House burgled

Burglars struck at High Point I apartments and decamped with Rs 1.5 lakh worth valuables and important documents on Tuesday. Rajagopal, has complained to the High Grounds police that he was shocked to see his house burgled when he returned from an outstation journey after two days. A similar case was registered at Kodugenahalli police station also. Praneesh, a resident of Sahakar Nagar ‘C’ Block, has lost around Rs 75,000 worth valuables.

Man found dead

A man, aged between 32 and 35 years, was found dead at Hidayathnagar in K G Halli in Frazer Town police station limits during the wee hours of Wednesday. The police said he might have been killed in a road accident. But, his severed right hand and some injuries on his forehead have given scope for suspicion. Hence, the police are also not ruling out the possibility of murder-for-gain.

Man suffers burns

A 65-year-old retired Income Tax officer suffered major burns due to LPG gas leakage at his Padmanabha Nagar residence on Wednesday morning.

The Banashankari police said, around 7 am, Krishna, the victim got up and switched on the hall light. Immediately, a ball of fire engulfed.