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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…

Can’t probe my senior, says City Top Cop
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Can’t probe my senior, says City Top Cop

July 27, 2019

Mysuru: Can a junior Police officer investigate a criminal case against his senior? No, says the rule book. There is a written rule in this regard in the Police Manual and as per the set tradition, the junior officer will not subject his superior officer to any investigation. Following the set standard, Mysuru City Police…

Of Hefty Fines & Heedless Drivers!
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Of Hefty Fines & Heedless Drivers!

July 19, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Penalties for almost all traffic offences and vehicle document lapses have been revised upwards by our Government with the good intention of hammering some sense, albeit through sheer fear, into our traffic offenders who seem to only be increasing day after day.  We all know that driving on our…

Mandya man’s heart beats in Chennai
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Mandya man’s heart beats in Chennai

July 18, 2019

Mysuru: Mysuru City Police created a Green Corridor (traffic-free-corridor) to facilitate the transport of a live heart and lungs from Apollo BGS Hospital in Kuvempunagar here to Chennai last evening.  The heart and lungs harvested from a brain-dead patient, who hailed from Mandya, was transported in an ambulance along with a medical team to the…

B.T. Kavitha is new DCP (Crime & Traffic)
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B.T. Kavitha is new DCP (Crime & Traffic)

July 18, 2019

Mysuru: The State Government yesterday appointed Senior Police Officer B.T. Kavitha as the new DCP (Crime & Traffic) of the city. She was serving as SP, State Intelligence at Mysuru. It may be mentioned here that B.T. Kavitha, who was earlier too appointed as city DCP in September last, was transferred just a day after…

Sub-Inspectors transferred
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Sub-Inspectors transferred

July 11, 2019

Mysuru: Ten Sub-Inspectors (SIs), coming under Mysuru Southern Range have been transferred by In-charge IGP (Southern Range) K.T. Balakrishna, who is also the Mysuru City Police Commissioner. The transferred Sub-Inspectors are: D.B. Jayaprakash of Mysuru Rural Police Station has been transferred to Bilikere Police Station; Madhwanayak of Bilikere to H.D. Kote Police Station; V.C. Ashok…

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