Two Mysoreans meet watery grave at Shimsha

Two Mysoreans meet watery grave at Shimsha

In a tragic incident, a man and his teenaged daughter from Mysore met their watery grave at the famous Shivanasamudra falls in the taluk on Thursday.

The deceased have been identified as Imtiyaz Pasha (40) and his daughter Zareen Taj, residents of Mandi Mohalla, Mysore.

The duo had come to the dargah nearby to offer obeisance. Zarin was playing in water, when she started to drown, after being washed away by strong currents.

Imtiyaz who rushed to her rescue also met the same fate. The body was retrieved on Friday and was handed over to relatives after postmortem.
Kollegal rural police have registered a case.

Bid to plug gas claims life

A man who had been admitted at a hospital at Mysore after suffering burns while plugging leakage from LPG cylinder at his house, succumbed to the injuries on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as S Nagendra (41), son of Sundaresh.

He was employed at Rane Madras Factory on the outskirts of the city. A resident of Belavadi, Nagendra tried to plug the leakage in the cylinder on May 13 around 9.30 am.

Before taking the risk, he had sent his wife Jyotsna and two children out of the house. A lamp in the kitchen that came in contact with gas already spread, caused flames, resulting in Nagendra’s injuries.

He had suffered burns on his face and other parts of the body. He had been undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mysore since then.

Vijayanagar police have registered a case.

Newly wed hangs self

A newly-wed woman committed suicide allegedly by hanging at her residence in Saraswatipuram, Mysore city, on Friday.

Vinoda (20), wife of Nandeesh, a travel agent, is the deceased. The two had entered wedlock three months ago.

According to the victim’s relatives it is a case of dowry death.

The police have registered a case.

Ban orders for CET

The Mysore city police have clamped prohibitory orders according to Section 144 C PC around 12 Common Entrance Test (CET) examination centres in the city on May 21 and 22.

A press release from the office of the police commissioner states that the orders will be in force for 12 hours on both the days starting from 6 am in the radius of 200 metres of the centres. All the shops offering photo copies are hereby ordered to be closed and persons other than the candidates and exam staff are warned to stay away from the radius, the release adds.

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