Crime and crash

Bangalore, November 29: An aspiring Kannada film actress was allegedly attacked by her live-in partner at her Judicial Layout residence in the City on Tuesday. Sowmya, who has acted in “Huduga Hudugi”, a comedy, was living with Anil Kumar alias Rahul (28), a dismissed DAR constable. Police said he stabbed Sowmya, suspecting fidelity. Severely injured on neck, right hand, stomach and abdomen

Mangalore, November 29: Mangalore Rural Police have arrested a person on Monday in connection with the clash, between two gangs near Naguri Junction in city. The arrested has been identified as Avinash of Bolara. At least four people were injured when a clash erupted between two rowdy gangs on Sunday night. Police sources said that around 15 to 20 members belonging to Monkey Stand gang assaulted

Bangalore, November 28: An assistant manager with Infosys Ltd was found hanging in her apartment in a suburb here, police said Monday. Smita Rao, 32, was found hanging Monday in her apartment in the northeast suburb of Geddelihalli. Rao, a former journalist, leaves behind her husband Rohit. "Smita Rao was found hanging in her flat (E4) on the third floor of Mantri Splendour apartments. She was

Mangalore, November 28: Mangalore City Police with assistance from Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force on Sunday arrested a man on extortion charges. The arrested is Nithesh alias Sanjay alias Ansu Singh, a resident of Shivkepur, Sakaleshpur in Varanasi district of the state of Uttar Pradesh. According to police, the arrested was an associate of fugitive Bannaja Raja and was wanted in an extortion

Mangalore, November 21: More than two years after his arrest, serial killer Cyanide Mohan went on trial in a local court in Mangalore. Once a science teacher, 48 year old Mohan alias Anand was caught by police exactly 25 months ago on October 21, 2009 for allegedly raping and murdering 20 young women in a span of five years - for gain. After a lengthy preliminary hearings that began from February

Mangalore, November 18: Mangalore police on Thursday confirmed that they have arrested seven people in connection with the murder of Sandeep Shetty, who was murdered on November 13 in Ullal. According to a press release posted on the blog of the Commissionerate, Sandeep Shetty was hacked to death by sharp weapons in his house at around 10.10 p.m. when he came out of his house in Someshwar, Uchil

Mangalore, November 17: A dental student of a prestigious college has ended his life by hanging himself at his room in the Men’s Hostel in Kaprigudda in the city. The deceased has been identified as Tarun Rajpal (23), hailing from Shahid Nagar in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. He was perusing his BDS at Kasturba Dental College in Mangalore. One of the relatives of Rajpal is currently working as a

Mangalore, November 13: Within two days after the city witnessed a double murder, miscreants attempted to murder an on-duty auto rickshaw driver near Gurpur-Kaikamba on the outskirts of the city Sunday afternoon. 29-year-old Ravindra, son of Narayana Salyan, was rushed to a private hospital in the city by local people after he was stabbed multiple times by unidentified miscreants. According to