Staff Correspondent

RAICHUR: The Raichur police on Wednesday seized a gun from Srinivas Rao, son of Somaraj, at Hanchinal Camp near Sindhanur town. Srinivas Rao, the police said, did not have licence for the gun.

The Sindhanur Police have registered a case.


The Raichur police arrested Huligeppa from Gorebal Camp in Sindhanur taluk and Somanath and two others from Lingsugur town on the charge of gambling and recovered Rs. 4,650 stake money from them.

They have been remanded in judicial custody.

The Sindhanur Rural Police and the Lingsugur Police have registered cases in this connection.

Girl dies

Devamma (12), daughter of Hanumantha, fell ill when she inadvertently consumed poison instead of medicine at Sunnadkal village of Deodurga taluk on January 13. She was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Superspeciality Hospital here where she died on Thursday.

Shed destroyed

A cattle shed belonging to Karatur Rama Rao was destroyed in a fire accident at Syndicate Camp in Sindhanur taluk on Wednesday. The fire spread to three adjacent sheds. Property estimated at Rs. 2.50 lakhs has been lost in the incident. A case has been registered.