Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: A 19-year-old youth H. Harish was killed in a road accident in Banashankari traffic police station limits on Saturday.

The police said that around 9 a.m. a lorry hit from behind the motorcycle on which Harish was riding pillion with a colleague on Kathriguppe Main Road. Harish was an employee of a mall in Katriguppe. The Banashankari traffic police have registered a case.

Run over by train

An unidentified man was run over by a train, off Deepanjalinagar, on Bangalore-Mysore tracks. Passers-by saw the mutilated body on the tracks on Saturday and informed the police. The city Railway police have registered a case.


Shalini (19), a resident of Gottigere on Bannerghatta Road, committed suicide by jumping into a well near her house on Friday. Shalini was an employee of a garment factory at Hulimavu. The MICO Layout police, who have registered a case, said they were yet to ascertain the reason for the suicide.


The Central Crime Branch (CCB) staff on Friday arrested five persons on charges of selling fake automobile oil/lubricants in the name of a reputed brand. The police seized fake oil worth Rs. 25,000 from five shops owned by the arrested persons in R.T. Nagar, Hennur and Kadugondanahalli police station limits.

The names of the arrested were given as Mohammed Ismail (26), Yusuf Sheriff (24), Venugopal (38), Irfan (24) and Khaleemullah (27).


The City Market police have arrested Ayaz Pasha (23), a resident of Valmikinagar on Mysore Road, and recovered from him an autorickshaw worth Rs. 90,000, which he had allegedly stolen from the New City Market parking lot.


The City Crime Branch police have arrested two persons allegedly involved in printing and marketing pirated novels and books of popular English authors.

The police also found books of authors such as Jeffrey Archer and President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

The police gave the names of the accused as B. Keshav (47) of Sanjeevini Nagar and Daya Shankar (36) of Mahalakshmi Layout.


In their continued drive against anti-social elements, the city police have questioned 118 persons and booked 17 cases under the Criminal Procedure Code.

According a press note, the North division police have secured and questioned 41 persons and the West division police have questioned 31 persons and booked four cases.

The Central division police have questioned 19 persons, the South division have questioned 17 persons and booked six cases, and the East division have questioned 11 persons and booked seven cases, the press release said.