Web designer among two held

S Ravichandra, 19, son of Nanjegowda, web designer, resident of Gowrishankar Nagar and Madhu, 23, son of Rangashetty, working at Food Packing section at Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) are those youth. The duo have been moving in a suspicious manner in front of a pawn broker’s shop near tonga stand on Thyagaraja road when they fell in police net. During interrogation, they confessed to various crimes.

Acting on their information, gold coins weighing 188 grams, silver blocks weighing 1.3 kg, nine cellphones, digital camera, one each of car and two-wheeler and Rs 24,500 in cash were recovered. They had also robbed a woman’s purse in Nazarbad police station’s limits recently. The cops have requested those who have lost their cellphones to contact the police. The police team consisted of ACP (CCB) M Nagaraj, inspector C T Ravikumar, PSI B N Sandeep Kumar  and others.

Two robbed

In separate cases, two senior citizens including a man were relieved of their gold chains weighing 43 grams in the city on Tuesday.

A lady was walking near 18th cross in J P Nagar when she was robbed of her gold chain weighing 25 grams around 6 pm. In her complaint to Vidyaranyapuram police, the lady has alleged that a youth on foot robbed her before disappearing in a secluded place.

In another incident, a man aged about 65 years was robbed of his gold chain on the pretext of seeking an address. A youth came walking up to Satyanarayan at 24th cross in Vijayanagar who was cleaning the area in front of his house. The man was yet to answer to the stranger’s enquiry, when the latter escaped after yanking off the chain weighing 18 grams. It was around 1.30 pm.

‘Paramour’ booked

Following a complaint, Vijayanagar police have registered a murder case against a woman. Manja (28) of Sahukarhundi village had allegedly hung self at his paramour Raji’s house at Hinkal on Monday. Manja who was already married, was having an extra-marital affair with Raji a widow  from the past two years. Manja’s wife cried foul and accused Raji of doing him (Manja) to death. 

Ayodhya issue: Sec 144  imposed

Prohibitory orders have been clamped in the city under section 144 Cr Pc from the midnight of September 29 to 30 in view of the verdict on Babri Masjid- Ramjanmabhoomi  title suit scheduled to be pronounced on September 30. A release from the office of Police Commissioner stated that all the bars and restaurants and pubs have been ordered to be closed, victory processions and observing of black day are prohibited, besides bursting of fire crackers, sending bulk SMS’, carrying weapons and explosives and provocative speech. However, the prohibitory orders is not applicable to marriage and death related ceremonies.

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