Auto driver found murdered

Auto driver found murdered

Mahesh, 30, an auto driver from Kollegal,and resident of BEL Road here, was found murdered with his throat slit. His body, according to the police, was dumped in an abandoned autorickshaw in Phase IV of Yelahanka New Town.

The incident came to light when a passerby alerted the police about the body in the auto parked behind Neha Prakash Hospital. According to DCP (North-East) T R Suresh, investigations led them to the owner of the autorickshaw, Nanjesh, a resident of Lottegollahalli.

On being taken to the spot, he identified the deceased as Mahesh. Incidentally, Nanjesh had rented out his autorickshaw to Mahesh. It was a week ago that Nanjesh was introduced to the deceased by another auto driver. Police are questioning the auto driver who introduced Mahesh to Nanjesh.

Mahesh, it is understood, has been an auto driver in the City for the past couple of years.
The body has been shifted to Dr B R Ambedkar Medical Hospital for autopsy. Suresh said, though Mahesh's throat was slit, there were no blood stains or signs of struggle in the autorickshaw, suggesting that the assailants had murdered him elsewhere before disposing of the body in the vehicle.

Teenager commits suicide

Joysee, 19, daughter of Raveka and David, employed at a garment factory, was found hanging at her house in Gandhinagar, Kadugondanahalli.

She had completed her pre-university course and discontinued her studies. Joysee's mother Raveka, in her complaint, has stated that she had called her daughter on her cellphone at about 7:30 pm and spoken to her.

Raveka and David, who returned home at about 10 pm, on finding their daughter hanging, rushed her to a nearby private hospital, where she was declared dead.

Kadugondanahalli police have registered a case and are investigating. Following autopsy at Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, the body was handed over to the family.

Raveka has reportedly stated that her daughter Joysee was in love with a boy in the neighbourhood and had broken up with him. 

Arrested for murder

Lokesh, an HAL employee, and his mother Madhu, have been arrested for the murder of Shanthamma in Byatarayanapura on May 14, 2013. Lokesh's younger brother Girish is married to Shanthamma’s daughter Jamuna. The two families were living together in Ittamadu before differences cropped up and Girish went on to live in his own house in Chamarajpet, which irked Lokesh and his mother. The duo held Jamuna's mother Shanthamma responsible for the divide in the family.

Lokesh and his mother Madhu met Shanthamma at a relative's house in KP Agrahara, when Lokesh stabbed Shantamma more than 25 times, killing her on the spot. Later the duo had fled from the scene. Byatarayanapura police had registered a murder case and had been investigating the case. The suspects were produced before local jurisdictional court. Lokesh has been remanded in four-day police custody and Mahadevamma in 14-day judicial custody.

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