Police on Thursday arrested a teacher of Narayana Olympiad school in Addagutta of KPHB Colony for allegedly sending objectionable messages over mobile phone to an eighth standard girl student of the school.

A resident of Miyapur, the accused Gopichand, 22, started sending messages to the girl for the past one month offering gifts and asking her out. He even asked her if she was interested in going with him abroad, the KPHB Inspector G. Baswa Reddy said. On learning this, the teachers of the school observed him for two days and handed him over to the police.

Tenth class studentattempts suicide

A 10 standard student of a private school in Shamshabad attempted suicide on Thursday by slashing his throat and wrists with a blade hours after he was caught allegedly copying during the half-year exams.

A teacher, Venkatesh, admonished the student after he was found copying during the science exam. The student started for his Chinnagolconda village in a bus and got down at Gollapalli.

He purchased a blade and went to the nearby railway track.

“He slashed his throat and wrists with the blade and later called up his family members who admitted him to hospital,” Shamshabad Sub-Inspector B. Srinivas said.

Raids on Internet centres

Police on Thursday cracked the whip on Internet centres luring youngsters by screening porn films on their computer screens.

During raids conducted in different parts of the city, the Commissioner’s Task Force sleuths caught 13 persons for allegedly uploading pornographic films into memory cards and pen drives on payment of money. Twelve computers, 85 DVDs and VCDs and 11 memory cards were seized from them.

Suitcase with gun found

A suitcase with a licensed revolver, 12 bullets and bank chequebooks, which was stolen from a car parked in Ramgopalpet in Secunderabad, two days ago, was found in bushes on the premises of A.P.S.P. Eighth battalion at Kondapur of Madhapur on Thursday.

Passengers who got off the city buses that go inside the battalion premises found the suitcase lying at an isolated place and alerted the police.

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