Four teenagers arrested for mobile phone robberies

The Jnanabharathi police have arrested four people, including two juveniles, on charges of robbing people of their mobile phones.

The suspects are Pavan (19) and Yuvraj (19), both residents of Moodalapalya. The two juveniles have been handed over to the remand home, the police said. The suspects would move around on bikes and target lone people walking in the night. They would approach their victims on the pretext of asking an address, threaten them with weapons, snatch their mobile phones and flee the spot, said the police.

The suspects were involved in two cases in Ramanagaram district and three in Western Bengaluru.

Cab driver ends life
A 22-year-old cab driver committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Rajagopalanagar on Sunday night.
The victim was identified as Rangaswamy (22), a resident of  GKW Layout, Peenya 2nd Stage. He hailed from Hiriyur in Chitradurga district and was staying with his brother here.

Rangaswamy hanged himself from a ceiling fan when his brother was away in Hiriyur. There was no response from Rangaswamy to the phone calls from his brother. So, his brother called up his friend and asked him to meet Rangaswamy, said the police. The friend reached the house around 9.30 pm and knocked on the door. When there was no response, he broke open the door and spotted Rangaswamy’s body hanging from the ceiling fan. The police said there was no death note.

Rider killed in accident
A man was killed on the spot after his bike hit a medianstrip  in K R Puram on Sunday midnight. The deceased Dhananjay (22), a private firm employee, hailed from Assam. He was staying at JC Palya. The accident occurred around 12.30 am on the service road near Graphite India office when he was returning home. On entering the main road, he lost balance and hit the median. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead on arrival, the police said.

Disinfectant fluid seized
A black disinfectant fluid worth Rs 40,000 used for cleaning w­as seized from an unlicensed m­anufacturer in Vidyaranyapura.

A team under the surveillance of the drugs controller on Monday seized the fluid from a company named Marvel Enterprises. “We were informed in the morning that the company that manufactures the fluid is not licensed,” said Bhagoji T. Khanapure, Drugs Controller, Karnataka.

The team seized around 850 bottles, each containing 500 ml of black disinfectant fluid.
 

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