Hotel robbery suspect eludes police net

Hotel robbery suspect eludes police net

A team of the Baiyappanahalli police which had gone to Secunderabad to arrest a woman involved in a robbery at Hotel Leela Palace has returned empty-handed.

The team, led by SI Ramadevi, went there to arrest a call girl, who had robbed builder Vasanthraj of his diamond and gold chains, a wallet and an Ipad in the hotel on April 23.

The incident took place when he had kept his valuables on the table and had gone to the bathroom. The suspect is said to be hiding in South Goa and the police are likely to send a team there. She is believed to have cheated many industrialists in Hyderabad, the police said.

Girl dies while playing

A 9-year-old girl died while playing in a cloth swing at Markandeyanagar, Sunkadakatte on Saturday.

The deceased is Anjali, daughter of Gowramma and Basavaraj. She was studying in class 3 in a local school, said the police. Basavaraj’s legs were paralysed due to electrocution at work two months ago. He had gone to a hospital for treatment, while Anjali and her sisters were at home. She sat inside a cloth swing and started playing. The girl rotated and the cloth covered her neck completely. She collapsed due to suffocation. Anjali was rushed to a nearby hospital by neighbours, but was declared dead on arrival, police said.

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