Jail shoot-out: Bullet still lies inside Seena

Last Updated 11 March 2011, 17:37 IST

Apart from his cousin Beththangere Manja, whose name he had spilled subsequently after the incident, Seena has held  his another cousin Beththangere Shankara and Bangalore Rural Zilla Panchayat member Krishnappa for trying to kill him, in his statement to Mandi Police on Friday.

As soon as the news spread, Seena’s supporters are learnt to have raided the house of Manja in the native, only to ransack the property, as his (Manja) parents ran for life.
Seena who is undergoing treatment at the jail ward in the hospital, couldn’t be operated upon to remove the bullet still lodged in his left arm.

The reason being, he has developed jaundice and it’s only after the infection subsides, the operation could be carried out, said a source.

On the other hand, the cops have filed a requisition at the local court here seeking Seena’s custody.

The court is expected to take up the matter, on March 14. Minister visit
Meanwhile, the District Incharge Minister S A Ramdas would be visiting the  jail on Saturday at 10 am.

He would also be interacting with the jail officers and the inmates. 

Cop hurt in hit-and-run

A traffic police suffered serious injuries when he was knocked down by a speeding car near Hootagalli on Hunsur Road here on Friday.

Deepak Prasad, a head constable attached to N R Traffic Police Station is the victim. He was on interceptor duty, to check the vehicles on the busy road, for over speed.
Deepak Prasad tried to stop a car coming towards city from Hunsur, when the incident occurred.

The car rammed into him, before speeding past, leaving the cop injured.  He was immediately rushed to a private hospital, where he is undergoing treatment at ICU. His condition is stated to be critical.

The cops could trace the car with the help of the registration number that was recorded in the camera fitted at interceptor vehicle.

Youth dies

A 22-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide, in the city on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Girish N son of Nagaraj, a KSRTC driver.  

A cab driver by profession, Girish was living separately at a rented room in Basaveshwara Road, after his mother’s death three years ago.

His father who had married for the second time, was living at Kalyangiri. He was visiting his son often, and went to his room on Thursday night, only to see the latter ill.

Though Girish was rushed to K R Hospital, he succumbed on Friday morning. K R Police have registered a case.

(Published 11 March 2011, 17:37 IST)

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