Bike ride turns deadly for trekkers

Bike ride turns deadly for trekkers

While Jitendra (23) died, the injured Chandan (23) is battling for life at a private hospital, said  Devanahalli Airport traffic police. Chandan and Jitendra from Bihar and were staying in RMV II stage and studying for MBA in M S Ramaiah College. Jitendra, Chandan and a few others had planned trekking on Sunday at Skandagiri near Nandi Hills.

They left on a bike with Chandan as pillion rider around 4.30 am. Tthey decided to halt for a cup of coffee inside the airport, added the police. A speeding Jitendra took a turn and rode on the road leading to the airport. He crashed into the wall of a roundabout and the duo were thrown up in air and fell down.

They sustained severe head injuries and fell unconscious, bleeding profusely. The duo were immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital.
Jitendra died within minutes after admission.

Car mishap

Santosh (23), a driver with a private travel agency died when the four-wheeler he was driving turned turtle on Koramangala Ring Road.  The L R Nagar resident was on his way to Indirangar to pick up a passenger for Mysore, said the police.

Santosh failed to slow down the vehicle near a curve. He lost control over the vehicle when it moved on the centre median with full speed. He was thrown out of the vehicle when it turned turtle. He was killed on the spot as the vehicle fell on him, added the police.

Audience create ruckus

Situation turned tense at one of the screens in Inox multiplex at Mantri Mall in Malleswaram on Sunday when the screening of a Kannada movie ‘Naanu Nanna Kanasu’ had to be stalled due to some technical error.

The police rushed to the spot and pacified the irate spectators. The Inox staff refunded the ticket amount and cancelled screening of the movie following the incident, said sources in the police department.

All was well when screening of the movie began at 6.30 am. Blurred pictures coupled with poor sound affected screening of the movie. The spectators started making noise and came out of the theatre. They demanded immediate refund of their ticket fare and raised slogans against the staff. They calmed down after the staff decided to refund the ticket fare. The night show was also cancelled following the incident, sources added.

House burgled

Thieves struck at a house in Banaswadi and fled with valuables on Saturday. Ramakrishna, a resident of Fourth Cross, Palani Street, Banaswadi, gave his house key to two of his neighbouring boys and asked them to sleep in his house till he returned after a week. They boys opened the door on Saturday night and were shocked to see articles and other goods scattered and the rear door was open. They informed the police.