Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: Sheik Javed (45), a resident of Kudalli in Mudigere taluk of Chikmagalur district, who was traveling in a lorry, died on the spot when the vehicle fell into a ditch at Charmady village in Belthangady taluk on Wednesday. Hameed, driver of the lorry, sustained minor injuries. A case has been registered at the Belthangady police station.


Personnel of District Crime Intelligence Bureau raided a room at Bendore Well here on Tuesday and seized illegally stocked liquor worth Rs. 1,650. The district administration had declared Tuesday as a dry day in view of Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Police arrested five persons on charge of selling the liquor and recovered Rs. 4,660 from them. The case has been handed over to the Mangalore East (Kadri) police station.


Valuables worth Rs. 70,000, including gold ornaments, cash and a computer, were stolen in two separate incidents, according to the police.