Notice on loudspeakers leave religious preachers tense

Police said that places of worship did not need permission to use loudspeakers before. Shivaskanda stands calmly in front of the Balambika temple in the heart of bustling Shivajinagar. The area, known for its noisy markets, has a variety of temples, mosques, and churches. He is the third generation in his family to take care […]

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Police recovers Rs 2 crore from Kumaraswamy heist thieves

The two accused are currently in police custody. Kumaraswamy Layout police arrested two accused and recovered Rs. 1.88 crore. The police used a dog squad and fingerprint analysis to trace the offenders. The offender named Sunil (Ture) is a regular offender as he already has a few cases registered against him in three police stations. […]

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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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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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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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Police Brutality towards Black people still on a rise

One year after George Floyd’s death, Black people are three times more likely to be killed in police encounters, in the US. Indore: Police officers in the United States of America (USA) have killed a person (almost) every day in 2021. More than 300 people have been shot dead so far, and Black people are […]

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Delhi Police to take strict action against COVID-19 related frauds

The shortage of oxygen cylinders and other COVID-19 related essential drugs in Delhi is leading to a rise in malpractices against desperate buyers.  Delhi: Delhi Police will take harsh action against oxygen and COVID-19 related drug sellers who are found to be duping the general public of their money, the police force said  Monday, May […]

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Bangalore traffic cops struggle to breathe easy

More city traffic policemen suffer from respiratory problems and lung functions says study by the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences.  Bengaluru: Loud noises, sunlight and heat, work-related stress, dazzling high beams are some of the problems Sudhir (name changed), a traffic police constable, faces on a daily basis. “All, not only me, traffic police people […]

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