Miraculous escape for father-son duo

Miraculous escape for father-son duo

Miraculous escape for father-son duo

A man and his son had a miraculous escape when a concrete mixer lorry fell toppled on their car on Malagala Service Road near Nagarabavi on Tuesday morning. 

S R Venugopal and his son V Bharath were travelling in their car when the lorry speeding from the opposite direction took a sharp left turn and fell on the car. 

The duo escaped unhurt as they rushed out of the car in a split second when they saw the lorry toppling on their vehicle. The lorry driver also escaped unhurt. Kamakshipalya Traffic Police rushed to the spot and removed the lorry and the mangled car with the help of a crane. 

Lorry driver Suras Chowdhary was arrested and later released on bail.

Man falls to death

Doreprasad, a 32-year-old native of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, fell to his death from the balcony of his second floor apartment in Kamakya Layout on Monday night. 

A software engineer, Doreprasad had recently shifted to the City and was in search of a job. According to the police, he was drunk and was sleeping on the parapet wall of the balcony, when he lost his balance and fell down. Though he was rushed to a nearby hospital, he was declared brought dead. Chennammanakere Achukattu police have registered a case. 

Youth found hanging

Murali, a 25-year-old youth, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his house in Sector B, Yelahanka New Town, on Tuesday morning. 

His mother, Mangalagowramma, and his sister Chandrakala had gone to their native place in Andhra Pradesh on May 26. When they returned home on Tuesday, neighbours and police had gathered around their house after people complained of bad smell emanating from the house for the past couple of days.

The police broke open the door in the presence of the family members and found Murali’s body in a decomposed state. Police suspect that Murali might have committed suicide either on May 26 or 27. 

The family members stated that Murali was depressed as he could not pass his BSc exam even after five attempts, which could have led him to end his life. Yelahanka New Town Police have registered a case. 

Two houses burgled

Thieves broke into two houses - in KR Puram and Byataranayapura - and decamped with cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees. Thieves struck at the house of Dharmanayak, a resident of Ayyappa Nagar and decamped with cash and valuables worth Rs 17 lakh.

Dharmanayak,  an engineer, had gone to Chikmagalur along with his family, to attend a function. They were shocked to see the front door of their house broken open, when they returned on Tuesday morning. Thieves had decamped with Rs 2.7 lakh in cash and 485 gram of gold jewellery. KR Puram police have registered a case and are investigating. 

In another incident, thieves targeted a house in Kasturba Nagar on Monday afternoon and made away with gold jewellery worth about 1.5 lakh. Anita and her husband left their house on Monday morning for work. When they returned in the evening, they found the main door open and valuables missing. A case has been registered by the Byatarayanapura police station.

Valuables stolen from car

Thieves made away with nearly 200 gram of gold jewellery  and Rs 25,000 cash, worth Rs six lakh in all, from a car parked in front of a marriage hall. Basavanagudi police said Inayat Ullah Sherief and his family, residents of Guddadahalli on Mysore Road, had gone to attend a marriage at NGS Convention Hall on Kanakapura Road. 

They had kept their gold jewellery in the car. When they returned, the jewellery was missing. The thieves had removed the side glass to lay their hands on the valuables.

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