In the murder case of BJP leader Praveen Nettaru, the accused’s brother has been held for allegedly threatening a man, informed police. The arrested person has been identified as Abdul Safriz alias Abdul Saprith (21). A case has been registered based on the complaint given by right-wing activist Prashanth Poonja under sections 504 and 506 of IPC. Safriz is reportedly the brother of accused Shafeeq.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Karnataka’s Mangalore, conducted raids at 14 locations in connection to the Praveen Nettaru murder case. Several places in Puttur and Sullia are being raided following the alleged murder of 32-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha leader Praveen Nettaru. Reportedly in Mangalore, on July 26, three persons came in a vehicle and hacked Nettaru to death outside his chicken shop.
In the murder case of BJP leader Praveen Nettaru, Mangaluru police have arrested seven persons so far, while three other accused are still absconding. ADGP Alok Kumar said that the police and NIA will issue warrants to the three absconding main accused. Police help a review meeting in Bellary on August 10, with NIA and officers from different districts. Further details are awaited.
In Karnataka's Mangaluru, Section 144 has been extended till August 6. Other restrictions such as early closure of shops by 6 pm, and liquor ban have been extended for two more days. The restrictions were imposed due to the brutal murders that took place in the district in the past 10 days. Over 15 arrests have been made in view of… read-more
In Karnataka's Mangaluru, 38 King Cobra eggs hatched at Pilikula Biological park, on July 8 and 9. The eggs were laid 75 days ago by an eight-year-old Cobra, by the name Nagini. Currently the park has 14 King Cobras, of which five nare female. Earlier in 2010, three King Cobras laid 83 eggs, of which 65 young snakes were released into the wild.
Heavy rains lashed through the coastal areas of Karnataka on June 29 and 30. The rainfalls resulted in inundated roads and water entering low-lying areas and buildings. Furthermore, roads were damaged and traffic was disrupted. IMD issued an 'orange alert' to Karnataka's coastal regions on June 30, and a 'yellow alert' for the rest of the week. Also, fishermen from Mangalore to Karwa have been warned of high waves.
At least 19 students will reportedly lose their studies in Mangaluru's Haleyangadi college, after not attending classes and abstaining from writing exams. The students have been missing classes since three months, when the High Court of Karnataka instructed all students to abide by the uniform mandate, and not wear Hijabs in colleges. Reportedly, the college principal has since then been trying to convince the girls to attend college.
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Karnataka's union minister of state Shobha Karandlaje said that wearing of hijabs violating the order of High Court, should be dealt with strictly. She then stated that it could lead to "anti-national activities". The comment has come after 12 women from Mangalore University were denied entry citing the HC order. The High Court on March 15, held that hijab is not an essential religious practice.
In Karnataka's Mangaluru, a large number of police personnel have been deployed at Malali Juma masjid, to prevent any untoward incident from happening, on May 25. The move has come after right-wing organisations performed 'Tambula Prashne' at Sri Ramanjaneya Bhajana Mandira in Malali. Reportedly, section 144 has been imposed within 500 metres of the masjid till 8am, on May 26.
Mangaluru police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar said that five workers from West Bengal have lost their lives at Sri Ulka LLP, a fish processing unit, on April 18. Reportedly, one of the workers slipped into the waste collection tank and fell unconscious. After which, seven other labourers who entered the tank to save him, fell unconscious, said Shashi Kumar. Five have reportedly died, and three others are out of danger.
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