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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7 robbers arrested, sent to Central Jail

The FIR was filed against two robbers who attacked the victim’s car, but seven were arrested. Halsuru Gate Police Station arrested seven robbers yesterday for robbing 4.9 kilograms of gold worth Rs. 2.25 crores. Earlier, the police charged the accused only with Section 392 for robbery. However, it has been determined that because of the […]

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An upsurge in missing and untraced children in Karnataka

The number rose from 1385 in 2019 to 4583 in 2021. Missing children cases have gone up  by 31 per cent from 2019 to 2021 in Karnataka. There is a significant increase in the number of untraced children from 550 in 2019 to 897 in 2021. National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data suggests that 336 […]

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Thieves steal goods worth Rs. 11 lakh

Bengaluru city reported thefts of jewellery and other goods from Jalahalli and Thanisandra. Jewellery worth over Rs. 11 lakhs was reported stolen from Jalahalli and Thanisandra police stations in the city. In Jalahalli, the theft took place in Vega, Tata Aquila Heights Apartment, near HMT School. It was reported on Nov. 28, 2021, but the […]

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SIM cards are still sold in black

To avoid duplication of identity e-KYC is implemented; however, fake SIM cards are still sold in the market. SIM cards are still sold in the market without e-KYC verification for a higher price. This is despite the Aadhar Act  2016 mandating telecom companies to come up with the new Electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) authentication […]

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Vehicle theft shoots up city’s crime charts

Bengaluru records 12 cases of two-wheeler thefts per day. Two-wheeler thefts in the city have been rising this year since February. Data from the Police Commissioner’s Office shows that a total of 2799 cases have been reported till date. In 2019, between March and December 4449 cases had been reported. In 2020, when the Covid-19 […]

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