Student run over by train

A walk in the night with dog turns out to be fatal

Student run over by train


The deceased has been identified as Sunil Kumar of Deepanjalinagar. He was studying in PES Engineering College. Sunil had come out  along with his dog for a walk. He failed to notice a train coming from Mysore. The train ran over him. However, the dog managed to escape, said the police.

Two killed in accidents
Two persons were killed in separate accidents in Madivala on Tuesday night.
A speeding bike knocked down a 40-year-old carpenter when he was crossing the road, in front of the Madivala mosque on Hosur Road here at about 9 pm. The victim has been identified as Chandrakanth, a resident of Madivala. He died on his way to the hospital.

Biker Nataraj (26), a factory worker and resident of Hosa Road, Singasandra also sustained minor injuries. He was heading towards Bommanahalli when the accident happened. He is recovering in a hospital. Madivala traffic police have seized his vehicle. A case has been registered.

In another accident, a motorcyclist died on the spot when a call centre cab driven at breakneck speed hit his scooter from behind at Bommanahalli Junction here at around 11:30 pm. Satish Kumar (23), a resident of Sudhama Nagar was coming from Electronics City when the accident occurred.

The cab was attached to Wipro Technologies, the police added. Cab driver Basavaraju (28), a native of Channapatna, has been arrested. A case has been registered.

Hacked to death
A 35-year-old autorickshaw driver was hacked to death by culprits at Nagasandra here in the early hours of Wednesday, an hour after he left home for work.
According to police, Mahadeva of JS Nagar in Nandini Layout, was driving his autorickshaw in HMT Layout when the culprits forced him to stop, pulled him out of the vehicle, tossed chilly powder in his eyes and clubbed him to death.

Passersby noticed the body and informed the police. Beerappa, the victim's younger brother alleged that Mahadeva was a “victim of old rivalry”. He told Deccan Herald that his aunt Nagamma and her children had scuffled with Mahadeva last year over the repayment of loan and his elder brother.
The police, however maintained that it was premature to speculate the reasons for the murder.

“We are investigating the case from all angles,” said H S Revanna, DCP (North). A case has been registered.

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