Worker killed in Metro mishap

Seventh accident in the past 11 months

A worker engaged in the Metro work, Suchand Roy, (22), a native of Nandigram Village at Bardwan District in West Bengal died at Vijayanagar, here on early Friday morning after an iron pile cage, being carried by an on-site crane hit him at Manuvana bus stop near Magadi bus stop.

This is the seventh accident to have taken place in the Bangalore Metro project this year.
The co-workers shifted him to Gayathri Hospital where he was put on a ventilator, but he reportedly succumbed to his internal bleeding and injuries at 1.00 am.
Three die in two accidents

Three persons were killed on the spot in two separate accidents, within a span of three hours in the City on Friday.

Chantra (55) and her 5-year-old granddaughter Tejal, were crushed to death under the wheels of a tanker near BDA complex in Banashankari.
Chantra and her husband Venkataraman, residents of Chikkalasandra were on the way to their house on a two-wheeler after picking up their granddaughter from the school. Venkatarman was riding the moped, which was closely followed by a tanker which knocked them down.

Chantra and Tejan fell to their right and came under the wheels of the tanker.
The two were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were declared dead on arrival. Venkataraman has sustained minor injuries in the accident. Tanker driver Appanna has been arrested.
Sharavan (15) was killed on the spot when a BMTC bus ran over him at Harinagar cross. Sharavan, a carpenter by profession and a resident of Avalahalli was on his way to work on his bicycle.

A speeding bus driver knocked down the cyclist. The police have arrested the bus driver.

3 held for murder

Three persons were arrested on charges of murder. V M Mushtaq of Chittor in Andhra Pradesh, V C Arun Kumar of Mudalapalya and Y Guru of Nagarbhavi hired a car in Hyderabad to visit various places. Later in the night, they directed the car driver Ahmad to go to the airport.

While moving on a flyover near the airport, they strangled Ahmad with a wire, threw the body below the flyover and fled. They drove the car to Bangalore to sell it, police added.

Hashish recovered

CCB sleuths arrested a disco jockey and recovered 354 grams of hashish worth Rs one lakh. Nischit Lalwani (23) of Lalbagh Road regularly organises DJ music programmes in Bangalore, Goa, Delhi and Nepal.
He used to sell the hashish to youths participating in such programmes.
He had purchased the hashish from Vincent in Goa and was planning to sell it in a party in Bangalore, police said.

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