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Three arrested while trying to sell pangolin scales
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Three arrested while trying to sell pangolin scales

April 29, 2022

Virajpet (Kodagu): Virajpet CID Police of the Forest wing have arrested three persons who were trying to sell pangolin scales near the bus stand in front of a College at Kaikeri village and have recovered pangolin scales stuffed in a plastic bag from them. The arrested are J.A. Raju of Tyagatur-Valnur village, H.G. Nikhil of…

Coffee estate worker killed by tiger
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Coffee estate worker killed by tiger

March 29, 2022

Villagers seek permission to shoot the tiger Virajpet: A coffee estate worker has been killed by a tiger at the estate in Rudruguppe village in Virajpet taluk yesterday evening.  The deceased is Eravara Ganesh Puttu (29), a native of Gaddemane at Athur village in Gonikoppal. Ganesh, who was working in the estate of Konganda Aiyappa…

Cheating customer by creating fake documents
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Cheating customer by creating fake documents

February 4, 2022

Court orders registration of criminal cases against two persons including Bank Manager Virajpet: The Virajpet Junior Grade Civil Court has ordered registration of criminal cases against two persons including the Manager of a Nationalised Bank for making away with gold ornaments pledged by a customer by creating fake documents. One K.M. Chandregowda, a resident of…

Caller demands Rs.1 crore ransom from Virajpet MLA
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Caller demands Rs.1 crore ransom from Virajpet MLA

January 7, 2022

K.G. Bopaiah files Police complaint Madikeri: In an act of blackmail, Virajpet BJP MLA K.G. Bopaiah was demanded to pay a ransom of Rs. 1 crore by a caller who telephoned him in the guise of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuth. The MLA has lodged a complaint with Madikeri Town Police in this regard. The  person,…

Boy ends life after parents ask him to switch off TV
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Boy ends life after parents ask him to switch off TV

January 2, 2022

Virajpet: A 13-year-old boy, who got depressed after his parents asked him to switch off the TV, reportedly committed suicide by hanging self in Virajpet Rural Police limits. The deceased boy is Nithin, son of Sibi, an estate worker and residing in labourers’ quarters of B. Beemaiah at Kadanga Marur village near Virajpet. The boy…

Miscreant barges into house, flees after assaulting man with knife
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Miscreant barges into house, flees after assaulting man with knife

December 30, 2021

Virajpet: A miscreant, who barged into a house at Nalkeri village near Srimangala in South Kodagu, allegedly assaulted a man with a knife before fleeing from the spot. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon. The man, who sustained injuries on his left hand is Sullimada Gopal Thimmaiah, a coffee planter and former President of…

One killed, two seriously injured as milk van topples
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One killed, two seriously injured as milk van topples

December 27, 2021

Virajpet: One person was killed on the spot, while two others including the driver of a milk van sustained serious injuries when the van transporting milk packets toppled when the van driver lost control of the vehicle due to heavy mist and thick fog at Biligunda Cross in Imangala village in Virajpet taluk yesterday early…

Bribe for surgery: Virajpet General Hospital CMO trapped by ACB
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Bribe for surgery: Virajpet General Hospital CMO trapped by ACB

December 9, 2021

Virajpet, Dec. 9 (Manjunath& KS)- The Kodagu Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Police have arrested Virajpet General Hospital Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Vishwanath Cimpi while accepting bribe for performing surgery. Surya, a patient suffering from appendicitis, had visited the hospital and consulted Dr. Vishwanath, who advised him to undergo surgery and had demanded Rs. 5,000…

Four arrested for trying to sell tiger teeth
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Four arrested for trying to sell tiger teeth

November 11, 2021

Six teeth recovered; two-wheelers seized Virajpet: The Virajpet CID Forest Mobile Squad personnel and Thitimathi Sub-Division Forest Officials, in a joint operation, have arrested four persons on charges of trying to sell tiger teeth and have recovered six tiger teeth besides seizing 2 two-wheelers from them. Those arrested have been identified as 20-year-old Y.C. Ganesh…

Avid Birder’s Wildlife Message Cards-2021
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Avid Birder’s Wildlife Message Cards-2021

October 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. S.V. Narasimhan, a family physician based at Virajpet in Kodagu, is an avid birder, nature lover, adept at computers, Karnatak music and astronomy. Author of Feathered Jewels of Coorg, a field-guide to 310 species of birds found in Coorg, Dr. Narasimhan is the pioneer in spreading wildlife conservation messages through his unique hand-painted…

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