Arrested; concrete rings seized

Sirsi: Yellapur police have arrested Syed Khasim who was allegedly carrying 18 concrete rings to the house of a local Congress leader John P. D’souza of Mavinakatta on Wednesday to lure voters. A case has been registered. Meanwhile, Sirsi Market police registered a case against a BJP activist for illegally distributing saris on Wednesday near Sai Mandir at Marikambanagar, Sirsi. In another incident, Tahsildar Krishnamurthy H.K. seized illegally stored liquor worth Rs. 3,500 at Jaddigadde village in Sirsi taluk on Wednesday.

— Correspondent

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