Tag: Periyapatna

2 held for looting Bihar man
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2 held for looting Bihar man

March 15, 2017

Periyapatna Police, on Tuesday, have arrested two persons on charges of waylaying a man from Bihar and looting him of Rs. 50,000 cash and a mobile phone. The arrested persons have been identified as Madhu, a resident of Devegowdanakoppal and Kumar, a resident of Upparageri. It is reported that on Mar. 11 night, the Bihar…

Man arrested for killing wife
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Man arrested for killing wife

March 15, 2017

A man, who had killed his wife and termed it as suicide, has been arrested by Periyapatna Police, at Ankanahalli Village in the taluk yesterday. While the accused has been identified as Veerabhadrachari, the deceased has been identified as Sarala (26). She leaves behind two daughters aged one and  four years. It is reported that…

Woman farmer commits suicide
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Woman farmer commits suicide

March 15, 2017

Periyapatna, Unable to repay the loans taken from a bank and private financiers, a woman farmer committed suicide by hanging self behind her house in M. Shetihalli village in the taluk on Tuesday morning. The deceased farmer has been identified as Thayamma (60) who owned 1.15 acre land. It is reported that Thayamma had procured…

Police arrest three for dacoity
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Police arrest three for dacoity

February 25, 2017

The Bylakuppe Police on Thursday arrested three persons in connection with the assault and looting of a couple at Marur in the taluk recently. The arrested have been identified as Cariappa, 34 of Basavanahalli in Kodagu, P.N. Satish, 39 of Kushalnagar and N.A. Irfan, 23, of Madikeri while another accused is yet to be traced….

Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor
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Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor

February 23, 2017

City’s 6th Additional District and  Sessions Court, which is also the District Court to dispose of cases under POCSO Act, has sentenced a youth to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs.10,000 for raping a minor girl in Salukoppalu  on Sept.3, 2014. The convicted has been identified as Sunil of Salukoppalu in Periyapatna…

Periyapatna MLA K. Venkatesh justifies corruption!
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Periyapatna MLA K. Venkatesh justifies corruption!

February 19, 2017

“Whenever we go to people seeking votes, they ask for money and how can we amass money without indulging in corrupt practices?” This was the question posed by Periyapatna MLA K. Venkatesh who is also the Bengaluru Development Authority Chairman. He was speaking after performing Bhoomi Puja for development works worth Rs. 20 lakh at…

Protest against transfer of Bylakuppe SI
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Protest against transfer of Bylakuppe SI

February 7, 2017

Alleging that Bylakuppe Police Sub-Inpsector (PSI) P. Lokesh was prematurely transferred, members of the public staged demonstration at Bylakuppe and Koppa in the taluk recently demanding immediate revoking of transfer. Claiming that Lokesh, who took charge as Bylakuppe PSI just seven months ago, had dealt with criminal, anti-social and illegal activities with an iron hand,…

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