Minor tortured and thrown into water over scuffle

The case involved eight accused, six minors among them. Of the adults, one has been arrested and the other is absconding By Savyata Mishra Bengaluru: Police have arrested a man in relation to a harassment case where eight boys pushed a 14-year-old repeatedly into a lake. The incident occurred on November 10, after a minor […]

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Darkness surrounding black magic

Superstitions make people do things that they haven’t even dreamt of—thanks to black magic and witchcraft. Manasvi Gupta Witchcraft/ sorcery and human sacrifice crimes, registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 302, 303 and 307, have increased four-folds (till September) since last year, according to the Crime Statistics. Lakshya, a resident of Marathalli, whose […]

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Three drug peddlers arrested in Bangalore

Two of the drug peddlers are from South Sudan;  arrested with 1.15 kg canabbis. Yumna Ahmed K.G Halli police station arrested three drug peddlers on Tuesday morning, among them two were from South Sudan. People arrested in drug peddling case have been sent to Central Jail, Bangalore for illegally peddling drugs. The investigation is still […]

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Educational Institutes still surrounded by alcohol shops

Cigarette and alcohol shops continue to run within 100 yards of educational institutions. By Bibek Baidya Alcohol and Cigarette sale continue within 100 yards of educational institutions in Bangalore even after the 2003 High Court ban order.    According to the Section 6 of Cigarette and other tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of […]

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In a fix for match-fixing

By Labani Mahanandy The Karnataka Premiere League players were forced for match-fixing as they were “honey-trapped”, says Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police. One day after the Bangalore Police issued notice to both Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) and Karnataka Premiere League (KPL) franchises, the seven suspected players confessed of being “honey-trapped” during the investigation. Bhaskar […]

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Shortage of Child Rights Staff in Karnataka

Out of 12 vacancies only six child rights staffers have been recruited this year in Karnataka. By Neetu Saini With the increase in the number of child abuse cases, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is facing shortage of staff which is affecting the proceedings of the cases ultimately causing delay in […]

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