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A tribute to fallen heroes
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A tribute to fallen heroes

October 21, 2019

Police Commemoration Day remembers sacrifices of Policemen who died in the line of duty Mysuru: Observed on Oct. 21 every year, the Police Commemoration Day remembers the sacrifices of 10 Policemen who died in Chinese firing in 1959. Chinese troops opened fire and threw grenades at a party of 20 Police personnel. 10 were killed…

Police get thumbs-up for security arrangements
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Police get thumbs-up for security arrangements

October 9, 2019

Mysuru: Even as the 10-day Dasara festival drew to a close, the City Police got a thumbs-up for the security arrangements for the smooth conduct of Jumboo Savari on Tuesday, marking the culmination of the festival. Lakhs of people had thronged the entire procession route covering about 5 km, to witness the Jumboo Savari and…

Separate enclosures for boys and girls at ‘Yuva Sambhrama’
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Separate enclosures for boys and girls at ‘Yuva Sambhrama’

September 19, 2019

Mysuru: Cracking down on unruly mob behaviour and incidents of eve-teasing on the first day of Yuva Sambhrama at the Open Air Theatre inside Manasagangothri campus, the city Police and Yuva Sambhrama organisers have bifurcated the Open Air Theatre gallery where there are separate places for girls and boys. To bolster security further, a special…

5-km ‘Jumboo Savari’ route to have 199 cameras
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5-km ‘Jumboo Savari’ route to have 199 cameras

September 17, 2019

One CCTV camera every 25 metres to prevent sabotage Mysuru: Like previous years, this Dasara too will be a fool-proof Dasara and the city Police have taken measures to ensure that the festival passes off smoothly and is crime-free. And for this, they have relied on technology and have procured 199 special CCTV cameras from…

Elderly lady who was gagged by robber dies
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Elderly lady who was gagged by robber dies

August 24, 2019

Criminal stuffed clothes into her mouth to prevent screams; had snatched seven gold bangles Mysuru: The elderly woman, who was gagged by a robber inside her bathroom in an upscale area in city, died last night as she had sustained severe internal injuries and had suffered shock trying to wriggle out of the criminal’s hands. …

Fruit seller turns criminal to clear debts
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Fruit seller turns criminal to clear debts

August 22, 2019

Arrested for snatching gold bangles from elderly woman Police nab the accused within 30 minutes of crime Mysuru: If the Police are always blamed for not detecting a crime promptly and for adopting delaying tactics, here is a case where the Police nabbed a criminal who committed a daring robbery in broad daylight yesterday in…

Dasara 2019: City Top Cop holds preliminary meeting
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Dasara 2019: City Top Cop holds preliminary meeting

August 7, 2019

Mysuru: In the wake of Dasara High Power Committee meeting scheduled in Bengaluru on Aug.9, City Police Commissioner K.T. Balakrishna held a preliminary meeting to discuss on security arrangements with all Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCPs) and Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACPs) (ACPs) at his office in Nazarbad yesterday. Addressing the meeting, he said that…

Chain-snatching incident re-surfaces in city
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Chain-snatching incident re-surfaces in city

August 6, 2019

Bike-borne miscreants target elderly women, snatch gold chains worth about Rs.1.8 lakh Mysuru: After a brief lull, bike-borne chain-snatchers, who targeted lonely elderly women in separate incidents, have snatched gold chains weighing about 60 grams and worth about Rs.1.8 lakh in city last evening.  In the first incident, bike borne miscreants have snatched a gold…

Houses burgled in city; One held
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Houses burgled in city; One held

August 1, 2019

Rs. 24.5 lakh jewellery, cash stolen; Valuables worth about Rs. 1.2 lakh recovered Mysuru: In separate cases, Rs. 24.5 lakh worth gold jewellery and cash have been stolen from two houses in city. In the first case, burglars have decamped with 334 grams gold ornaments worth about Rs. 10 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh  cash…

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