Doctor, friend killed in accident

Four people, including a doctor, were killed in separate road accidents at Hoskote town in the last 24 hours.

A doctor and his friend were killed on the spot, while another sustained serious injuries in a head-on collision between a car and a truck at IB Circle early Tuesday morning.

The dead were identified as Dr Misbauddin, 26, and Suleman, 26, both residents of Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh.

Misbauddin’s friend Pramod, 26, also from Nellore, is battling for life at Nimhans. They had come to Bangalore in search of a job and were returning home when the accident occurred, police said.
The driver of the truck is absconding.

Workers dead

In another accident on Monday night, two workers were killed on the spot when a private bus knocked down their two-wheeler.

Ganeshappa, 45, and Chaluvappa, 43, both residents of Malur, were on their way back home after work when the accident occurred. The bus driver escaped, police said.

Quacks arrested

Four quacks, who allegedly claimed to be ayurvedic doctors, were arrested on Monday. Anand (24), Shiva (32), Virupaksha (30) and Raju (35), all residents of Yeshwantpur, functioned from Sri Sanjeevini Ayurveda Shop and sold fake medicines to unsuspecting customers.

Police raided the shop, arrested the suspects and recovered a huge quantity of ayurvedic medicines and Rs 50,000 in cash. The foursome had studied only up to SSLC, police added.

3 held for flesh trade

Sanjaynagar police arrested three people for allegedly indulging in flesh trade and recovered Rs 540 in cash and a cellphone from them on Monday.

The suspects are Shivaswamy (29) of Channarayapatna, Sagar (28) of Chikmagalur and Hamsa (20) of Hassan district. Kumar, another suspect, is absconding.

Police raided Shivalaya Apartments on 4th Cross, Nagashettihalli, Basaveshwara Layout in Sanjaynagar, and arrested a three-member gang allegedly involved in the flesh trade.

Houses raided

The Central Division police on Monday night raided houses of around 110 habitual offenders, took them to police stations and released them after strictly warning them.

The raids were conducted in 12 police station limits in the Central Division.

Police collected more information about habitual offenders, clicked photographs of criminals and their associates, and warned them of stringent action if they continued to indulge in crimes.

Police Commissioner B G Jyothi Prakash Mirji had ordered the raids in an effort to prevent murders, armed robberies, chain-snatchings, thefts and other crimes.

Some of those who were taken to police stations include Madan Lal, 28, (involved in 18 cases), Fairoz Pasha, 28, (four cases), Subramani, 34, (three cases) and Azmathullah Khan (three cases).

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