Metro barricades fall on security guard

 
The guard works for A P Electronics store. According to eye witnesses, four to five metal barricades fell on him as he tried to take out his two-wheeler parked within the barricaded area, near the concrete pillars.

However, no police complaint was lodged. “We do not know how the barricades came down. Many vagabonds and street children repeatedly enter the barricaded area during nights and steal small pieces of iron rods/cables that are strewn around on the ground. There are no guards posted there. It is possible that the barricades came down as the cables tied to them were removed,” said a shopkeeper on CMH Road.

When contacted a BMRCL spokesperson said no accident was reported by their on-site engineers.

Burglary averted

The Cottonpet police said they had arrested three persons and thwarted a burglary attempt. The arrested persons are Stephenraj, Selvaraj of Anjanappa Garden and Veejee of Bhakshi Garden.

The police surrounded them at an open space near Balemandikai and seized lethal weapons from them.

2 held for chain snatching

KS Layout police arrested two women from Tamil Nadu in connection with chain snatching incidents in the City.

 Shivaranjini and Prema of Hosur robbed women alighting or getting into buses at Banashankari bus stop. Patrol policemen took them in for questioning after finding them loitering in suspicious circumstances. Under questioning, the women admitted to the crimes, police said.

Police station renamed

Frazer Town Police Station located in the East division, has been renamed as Pulikeshinagar Police Station in pursuance of the government directive.

Hoax bomb call

Commotion prevailed at Siddhartha School in Lingarajpuram in Banaswadi after the police control room received a call saying a bomb has been planted in the school premises.

Immediately, the jurisdictional police, along with dog and bomb squads rushed to the spot. After a through scan, the call was declared hoax.

On Tuesday, the Evershine School on Oil Mill Road had received a similar call.

Succumbs to injuries

A rowdy sheeter who was attacked by a rival gang at Hegganahalli on December 3, succumbed to injuries on Tuesday night. Kamakshipalya police said Bhadra alias Veerabhadra (23) of Shivananda Nagar was attacked by Shabeer, Chetan and their associates.

More than nine cases were pending against Bhadra at various police stations. A few months ago, Bhadra had attacked Shabeer, Chetan and their friends over a cricket match. Chetan had managed to escape but Shabeer had lost one of his eyes in the attack.

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