The 8th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate sentenced a 23-year-old man to one-and-a-half years in the jail for making hoax calls to the police.

Hassan native Jalendra, working as a cleaner in a Bangalore hotel, used to pinch customers’ cellphones and call the police control room about planting bombs at the High Court and the Vidhana Soudha. He was caught and the court convicted him.

Woman found dead

A woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her house in Rajgopalnagar on Wednesday.

Triveni (28), a resident of Chowdeshwari Nagar, was married to Ramu, a car driver, for eight years.

She was found dead in the afternoon when a relative visited her home.

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