Accused in Ramanagara woman’s murder case arrested

The prime accused and three others  were booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 302, and 201, and 34 respectively. The Ramanagar town police arrested four people in connection with the murder of the 22-year-old woman. The prime culprit, was charged for murder under IPC section 302 and three other people were booked under […]

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Dead body found near Veeresh cinema hall

The police suspect that Umesh was drunk and slipped through the narrow stairs and hit his head.  Splashes of blood were all over the cemented floor.  The shutter of a nearby shop still had bloodstains on it. Umesh S Naidu (31), an auto driver was found dead near Veeresh cinema hall with half his half completely smashed against the […]

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Transgender crime: New rulebook but old record system

No separate data-keeping or lockups for transgender persons as the crime rate within the community remains unassessed. Despite a new regulation by the National  Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the State Crime Records Bureau, Karnataka (SCRB), Bengaluru police, and NCRB itself fail to document crime within the transgender community in a separate category as the authorities […]

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Cyber Safety initiatives yet to kick in

UGC colleges and universities lack a cyber security ecosystem as they do not have required handbooks, courses and policies on cyber safety. University Grants Commission (UGC), has not taken necessary action to develop a cyber security ecosystem in educational institutions. This comes after the Ministry of Education’s notification to UGC regarding development of a cyber […]

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Man loses arm, claims police brutality

A fact-finding report by human rights organizations says that he was illegally detained. By Souptik Datta, Mrunmayee Kulkarni and Supriya Mehta Bengaluru: Salman Khan, a resident of Varthur, had to have his arm amputated because of alleged police brutality, according to a fact-finding report compiled by the National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations, the All […]

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