A 38-year-old software engineer at a Technopark-based information technology firm bled to death from a wound inflicted on his wrist in his house at Malayinkeezh on Sunday. The police identified him as Anoop of Mungode. The police suspect it to be a case of suicide.

Dies of wounds

A 17-year-old teenager who was seriously injured in a motorbike accident late Sunday succumbed to his injuries at the Government Medical College Hospital here early Monday. The police identified the deceased as Ambadi S. Lal.

Youth killed in accident

A 21-year-old youth was killed in a motorbike accident at Murukkumpuzha here on Monday evening. Akhil, hailing from Chempazhanthy, was travelling on the motorbike with a friend when it slammed into a wall. He was brought dead to the Government Medical College Hospital.

Man attacked

Three unidentified persons waylaid a motorbike rider at Poovar early Monday. The police identified the victim as Justin Arogyadas, a resident.

He has been admitted to a local hospital with considerable injuries. Investigators said they were yet to ascertain the motive behind the crime or the assailants.

Sand-mining: one held

The rural police on Monday arrested a Sasidharan, 61, of Vilappilsala who is suspected to be the kingpin of the illegal mining of river sand from the Karamana river near Kundamankadavu.