BMTC bus runs pedestrian over

Woman relieved of her gold chain

Anniyappa, a bar-bender from Okalipuram, was crossing Vatal Nagar Road in front of a church when the bus bound for Majestic from Chandra Layout ran him over around 8.15 am, police said. The driver fled the scene abandoning the bus. Angry passersby threw stones at the bus before the police seized it.

Chain snatched
A woman was relieved of her 70-gm gold chain in RT Nagar on Monday morning. Police said Vijayalakshmi had gone for jogging near her house in Dinnur II stage around 5.45 am when a man snatched her chain and fled on a motorcycle parked at a distance, with his accomplice.

4 held for murder
Four persons have been arrested on the charge of stabbing a youth to death. The arrested Asghar Pasha (32), Anees (25), Faisal (22) and Ali (23), all residents of Bismillah Nagar, Bannerghatta Road, had allegedly stabbed Anwar Pasha (26) of Kalasipalya and dumped his body on the Ring Road on May 22, police said.  Upon investigation, the police found that Anwar used to extort money from the shop owners near the Jutka Stand in Kalasipalya.

According to police, the victim is said to have demanded money from younger brother of Asghar. When he refused, Anwar attacked him with a knife. Asghar and his friends - Anees, Faisal and Ali - attacked Anwar with a knife, dragged him into a car, assaulted him again before dumping him down near the Hebbal flyover. The police said they had also recovered the knife and the car from the arrested.

Constable attempts suicide
A 23-year-old police constable allegedly attempted suicide by consuming poison at the police quarters in Shivajinagar here in the early hours of Monday.
Though reason for the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, sources said Prasanna Kumar, who had joined the Commercial Street Police Station nearly three months ago, was upset after he was spurned by a girl with whom he was in love for the past five years. He was rushed to Mallya Hospital and was said to be out of danger.

Kumar was on leave on Sunday. His brother Mohan, who was living with him in the quarters in Blackpally, was out of station when Kumar took extreme step.
Commercial Street Police Inspector S Badarinath said, Kumar was to undergo basic training. Although he is said to be stable, doctors will closely monitor his condition for the next two days, said Badarinath. Kumar got the job after his father, also a policeman, died recently.

Shivajinaga Inspector Venkatesh Naidu, told Deccan Herald that they had not registered a case of attempt to suicide as there was no complainant.
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