Tag: Periyapatna

Officer on counting duty dies of heart attack
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Officer on counting duty dies of heart attack

December 30, 2020

A PWD Assistant Executive Engineer, he was deployed on duty at Periyapatna  Periyapatna: An Assistant Executive Engineer of Public Works Department (PWD), who was the polling officer for N. Shettahalli Gram Panchayat, died of heart attack even as the counting had begun at Pushpa Convent here this morning. The deceased is Boregowda (55), who was…

Extortion racket busted: Accused had forcibly taken Rs. 30 lakh from a doc
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Extortion racket busted: Accused had forcibly taken Rs. 30 lakh from a doc

November 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Five persons, including a woman have been arrested by Kuvempunagar Police on the charges of extorting money from a Mysuru-based doctor, who runs a clinic in Periyapatna taluk of Mysuru district. The accused have been identified as Naveen of Neralakuppe, Harish of Muddanahalli, Shivaraj of Makodu, Anitha of Hunsur and Vijay of Nandipura.  Based…

Girl’s murder case: Periyapatna Police arrest another accused
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Girl’s murder case: Periyapatna Police arrest another accused

November 19, 2020

Periyapatna: Periyapatna Police, who had arrested a youth on charges of killing a girl and burning her body and were on a lookout to nab his accomplice, who helped him in the crime, have finally arrested him. The Police, had earlier arrested 24-year-old Siddaraju of Karalapura, who is said to be the lover of the…

Girl allegedly murdered, burnt by miscreants
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Girl allegedly murdered, burnt by miscreants

November 9, 2020

Bettadapura: A girl, aged between 18 and 20 years has been allegedly murdered and her body was set on fire next to Kelluru Harangi Canal bund adjacent to K.R. Nagar-Ravandur Main Road in Periyapatna taluk.  Villagers, who found the body still burning with the upper portion charred on Sunday morning, informed the Police. Police said…

Poachers nabbed for hunting jackal, langur
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Poachers nabbed for hunting jackal, langur

October 20, 2020

Periyapatna/ Hanur: In separate cases, the Forest staff have arrested four poachers on charges of hunting a jackal at Periyapatna of Mysuru and langur at Cauvery Wildlife Forest area in Hanur taluk of Chamarajanagar. In the first cases, the Forest staff arrested two persons, who had hunted a jackal by placing country-made bomb in the…

Puttanna Kanagal’s ancestral house in a dilapidated state
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Puttanna Kanagal’s ancestral house in a dilapidated state

August 27, 2020

Periyapatna: Puttanna Kanagal may be an iconic filmmaker, known for films like ‘Kappu Bilupu’, ‘Gejje Pooje’, ‘Sharapanjara’, ‘Naagarahaavu’, ‘Shubamangala’ and ‘Ranganayaki’ to name a few, all of which are considered classics today. But the ancestral house where he was born and grew up at Kanagal village near Bettadapura in Periyapatna is in a dilapidated state. …

Relatives allegedly murder woman for property
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Relatives allegedly murder woman for property

August 17, 2020

Six persons in Police custody Dead body thrown into Cauvery River Accused reveal sordid tale of murder in a drunken stupor Bettadapura: A woman has been allegedly murdered for property by her relatives, who later threw her body into Cauvery River, in Bettadapura Police limits in Periyapatna taluk and the Police have taken six persons…

Divorce issue: Man stabs wife in Advocate’s office
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Divorce issue: Man stabs wife in Advocate’s office

August 11, 2020

Periyapatna: An issue pertaining to a divorce case resulted in a man stabbing his wife with a knife at the advocate’s office in Periyapatna yesterday. The man, who stabbed his wife, is 33-year-old Raghu of Honnur village, while the woman has been identified as 26-year-old Mamatha. While Mamatha has been admitted to K.R. Hospital at…

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