Registrar of Medical Board assaulted in City

Following Tumkur district Ayush officers threat about a report on quacks


 The victim, Dr Venkataramanaiah (40), has been admitted to a private hospital and is stated to be out of danger.

The incident occurred when Venkataramanaiah was nearing his house on his bike. The assailant  accosted him, hit him on his head, waist and hands and fled. A bleeding Venkataramanaiah fell down crying for help. Some people rushed and shifted him to the hospital, said police.

The police suspect the hands of Dr B K Nagarajapppa, District Ayush officer, Tumkur district in the incident as he is absconding after the incident.
A few days ago, Nagarajapppa was directed to submit a report to the local police regarding three quacks in his limits. He allegedly took money from the quacks and did not report the matter. The board higher ups asked Dr Venkataramanaiah to look into the matter. Both the doctors exchanged heated words over the issue on Saturday afternoon, added the police.

Dr Nagarajapppa allegedly threatened to settle scores with Venkataramanaiah. A few hours later Venkataramanaiah was attacked, added the police.

Marks card racket busted
DJ Halli police busted a fake marks card racket, arrested two persons and recovered fake marks cards of 14 universities, a computer and a car.

The accused Aseem (17) and Mohammad Saheed (40) were running a job consultancy firm near Ambedkar College in D J Halli. They used to create fake marks cards using Corel Draw software. They used to scan and download original marks cards, insert the names of candidates, take print outs and send across the same to various companies.

The police have launched a search operation to identify those who have secured jobs with the help of fake marks cards.

Rs 5 lakh stolen
A resident has complained to Devanahalli police after his domestic help allegedly stole Rs 5 lakh cash on Saturday.

The complainant, Nanjundappa, a resident of Vijayapura cross, Devanahalli has stated that Ganesh, a long time help at his house had stolen the money. The cash Rs 5 lakh is from a sale proceedings and the money was kept at home. The help after knowing the entire episode has taken advantage and left with the booty, the complainant alleged.

5 kg ganja recovered
The police arrested one Venkatesh, a resident of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday and recovered 5 kilograms of ganja worth Rs. 20,000.

He was arrested at in Kammavarapete in Hoskote town while he was trying to sell the banned substance.

Another accused Riyaz managed to escape, said the police.

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