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Police crack Kerala contractor’s Rs. 50 lakh robbery case
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Police crack Kerala contractor’s Rs. 50 lakh robbery case

December 20, 2023

On trail of criminals, Police scan more than 400 CCTV cameras in Kodagu and Kannur  Madikeri: The Kodagu District Police have solved a case involving the robbery of Rs. 50 lakh from a contractor from Kerala and his friend after they were kidnapped. Six individuals have been arrested. Kodagu Superintendent of Police, K. Ramarajan, announced…

Lack of fodder, vision impairment leads to elephant’s death
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Lack of fodder, vision impairment leads to elephant’s death

December 18, 2023

Madikeri: A female elephant, suffering from loss of vision, which was found roaming in villages at Harangi backwaters in search of food since one-and-a-half months has died. The female elephant, aged about 35 years, was found lying exhausted at Sajjalli village in Harangi backwaters area near Somwarpet and was provided treatment. But the elephant did…

Couple ‘kills’ daughter, ends lives at homestay
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Couple ‘kills’ daughter, ends lives at homestay

December 10, 2023

Madikeri: Three of a family including a 10-year-old girl from Kerala were allegedly found dead at a homestay in Kaggodlu, Madikeri taluk in Kodagu district yesterday. The deceased have been identified as Vinod Babu (40), his wife Jiby Abraham (35) and their daughter. The couple is suspected to have killed their daughter, before taking their…

Man blackmails employer, swindles lakhs of rupees
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Man blackmails employer, swindles lakhs of rupees

December 3, 2023

Madikeri: A man along with his accomplices allegedly blackmailed and swindled several lakhs of rupees from his employer, after staging a marriage of the latter with a teenage girl. John Mathew, aged 64 and a merchant at Ernakulam in Kerala is the victim, who has lodged a complaint in this regard at Madikeri Town Police…

Two arrested for looting Rs. 20,000 in the name of Minister’s PA
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Two arrested for looting Rs. 20,000 in the name of Minister’s PA

November 23, 2023

Madikeri: The Kushalnagar Police have arrested two persons on charges of looting Rs. 20,000 from a Revenue Inspector, after posing that they were the Personal Assistants of Kodagu District In-charge Minister. The arrested have been identified as Raghunath, 34 years, of Ramenahalli and Shivamurthy, 35 years, of Dattagalli in Mysuru.  Kushalnagar Revenue Inspector Santosh was…

Airstrip, mini airport in Kodagu: Re-survey identifies 130-acre land; report to Government soon
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Airstrip, mini airport in Kodagu: Re-survey identifies 130-acre land; report to Government soon

November 18, 2023

Madikeri: In a significant move aimed at bolstering connectivity and infrastructure, the Kodagu District Administration has conducted a comprehensive land survey for the establishment of a mini airport or airstrip near Kushalnagar. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Venkat Raja is set to submit a detailed report to the State Government soon, marking a crucial step in the…

Wild elephant gives birth to calf near house
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Wild elephant gives birth to calf near house

November 16, 2023

Forest staff carries calf and reunites it with its mother seven kilometres away Madikeri: A wild elephant, which went into labour, gave birth to a calf near a house in Keemale Kaadu of Karada village coming under Nariyandada Gram Panchayat limits late on Monday night. A herd of four elephants was spotted near the house…

Two arrested for poaching deers and transporting meat
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Two arrested for poaching deers and transporting meat

November 6, 2023

Gun, knives, chopper, deer heads and meat seized Madikeri: Virajpet Police Forest Mobile Squad has arrested two persons on charges of poaching two deer and transporting the meat and have seized two deer heads, 44 kg deer meat, one gun, knives, chopper  and a car used for transporting the meat. Those arrested have been identified…

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