Newly-wed killed in accident

Crime beat


Ravi (29), a native of Kasab village near Channarayapatna, succumbed to injuries. His wife, who sustained multiple fractures, is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Rajajinagar. Relatives and friends of the deceased went berserk, blaming the hospital of negligence. However, Rajajinagar police arrived at the spot and pacified the crowd. 
The couple had tied the knot in May. They were heading to Shravanabelagola. Their vehicle collided head-on with a speeding cab, which was trying to overtake another vehicle.

Murder case cracked

»The Mico-layout police cracked a murder case, arrested five persons and recovered lethal weapons on Sunday. The police gave names of the accused as Peddanna, Muniyappa, Shekhar, Chandra and Anjaneya, all residents of Tavarkere Main Road.
On a tip off, the police arrested the accused behind a software company office on Tavarkere Main Road.

The accused had hacked to death Raja alias Kalla Raja on the night of May 24 and absconded. The deceased Raja and the main accused Peddanna were drinking at a bar, which led to a quarrel over a petty issue. Both left for their homes.  But soon, Peddanna came to Raja’s house along with the other accused. They dragged Raja out of his house and hacked him to death with lethal weapons.

Two killed in accident

»Two brothers, Javare Gowda (26) and Nagesh (25), were knocked down by a speeding mini truck, killing them both on the spot on Monday morning in the Kamakshipalya traffic police limits here.

The two had gone to their native place for a wedding on Saturday, and were returning on their bikes, accompanying other family members in a private vehicle.  A speeding truck, loaded with mangoes, on its way to RMC Yard market from Chennapattana, knocked them down, killing them on the spot. The truck driver abandoned the vehicle and fled.

Two arrested for theft

»The Cottonpet police arrested two persons for allegedly breaking into a cloth shop and decamping with saree bundles on Sunday and recovered the sarees worth Rs five lakh.
The accused are Babu Singh, a resident of Chickpet and hails from Mandavala village in Sayeela taluk in Jalur district of Rajasthan and Vikram, Chickpet and hails from Shivan taluk in Badweer district of Rajasthan.

3 chain snatching cases reported

»Three cases of chain-snatching, all in the day time, were reported from different parts of the City on Monday. The incidents took place between 2.15 pm and 4 pm.

Satyaprema Kumari, a senior assistant at the director of Co-operative Societies, a resident of Malleswaram, complained to the Shankarpuram police that her chain was stolen at around 2.10 pm, after lunch she had gone for a stroll near her office.
Two youths, on a bike came from behind and the pillion rider snatched the gold chain worth Rs 70,000 and fled.

In a similar incident, Manjula was targeted at Channamana Kere Achukatu.  She lost a gold chain worth Rs 40,000. An identical case came to light in Vijayanagar too.
Police believe that the same gang is involved in all three cases.

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