A 40-year-old construction labourer died on the spot when a speeding autorickshaw knocked him down in Rukmininagar on Thursday night.

Chandrappa, was on his way to market when he was hit by the autorickshaw. Though Chandrappa was rushed to a hospital, doctors declared him brought dead.

Chain snatched

An elderly woman was robbed of two gold chains by two motorcycle riders in Chandra Layout on Thursday.

Ratnamma was returning home from her relative’s house when the duo snatched away the chains. Their value was estimated to be around Rs 1.5 lakh, the police said.