2 persons including a woman booked for blackmailing businessman
Puttur : The Sampya Rural Police have registered cases against two persons including a woman on the charges of blackmailing a businessman and his family by sending an obscene video relating to him on Whatsapp and demanding Rs 10 lakh cash from him.
The obscene video was sent to the mobile of Kammady Ibrahim Haji, President of Puttur Taluk Muslim Samyukta Jamaat by the accused. On viewing the video, the family realised that the woman seen in the video was Jubaida of Sampya and that she intended to offend them. Haji later managed to contact the woman and questioned her when she revealed that the video was done by one APJ Abdul Razak. Razak who too was present, reportedly told Haji that he did so to defame him. He also allegedly threatened to make the video public through social sites and media unless he was paid Rs 10 lakhs.
Haji immediately brought the matter to the notice of senior police officials and even complained to the Sampya Rural police who have now registered cases against the two accused.
The accused are absconding and the police have launched a manhunt for them.
GP Vice President booked for attempting to molest college girl
KUNDAPUR : A complaint has been lodged with Shankernarayana Police against the Vice President of the Yedamoge Gram Panchayat on the charges of trying to molest a college girl on the pretext of giving her a lift while she was waiting for bus to go home from college.
The accused has been identified as Balachandra Kulal (36). The girl, a degree student was waiting for the bus at Shankernarayana bus stop when the accused who arrived by a Maruti Omni stopped the car near her and asked her to step in. When she refused, he mentioned the names of the girl’s relatives and claimed that he was close to them.
Believing him, the girl sat in the car when the accused reportedly passed on his mobile number to her and then tried to molest her when the girl raised a cry. Sensing danger, the accused dropped the girl a little afar from her house after warning her against divulging the matter before anyone.
The girl’s parents on coming to know about the incident lodged a complaint. When the police called the number which the accused gave to the girl, it came to light that he was a GP Vice President.
Investigations are in progress.
Vittal Police accused of illegally detaining diabetic person
Vittal : An incident wherein the Vittal police took custody of an accused in an assault case who was in hospital for treatment of diabetes and then illegally detained him at the police station for 24 hours without even producing him before the magistrate, has been reported from the town.
DK Mustafa, a lorry owner and resident of Kanthadka in Vittal Kasaba village was reportedly assaulted by three persons near the Banditadka masjid close by Kanyana on June 10, Wednesday. Two of the accused were identified as Muguli Siddique and Gundamajalu Shafi.
Meanwhile, Muguli Siddique, said to be a diabetic got himself admitted to the Pragathi Hospital in Puttur alleging that Mustafa had assaulted him. It is said on June 10, Wednesday Thursday, the Vittal Police who visited the Hospital at the instructions of Bantwal Circle Inspector at around 11 am, took Siddique to the station after informing the doctors that they were taking him to the station for interrogation. Meanwhile, medical records proved that Siddique was a diabetic and had a sugar level 470 and that he was even given high powered tablets .
Meanwhile the police who ought to have produced him before the magistrate within 24 hours after taking him to custody, are facing the allegations of violating human rights by illegally detaining Siddique in the station till late night.
Udupi: 75- year-old man commits suicide, leaves death note
Udupi, Oct 23: A man who was an administrator of Uggalbettu Garadi committed suicide by consuming poison on Friday, October 23 in the Garadi house premises.
Mahabala Shetty (75) from Uggalbettu, Uppoor is the deceased person.
It is believed that the suicide incident took place in the early morning.
Police have found a death note at the spot. The death note reveals the names of four persons who are said to be responsible for the suicide. Death note also mentions the name of a prominent politician, who the deceased believed that, supported the four named persons.
There was a dispute for the past two years regarding the administration of the Garadi. It is said that some people were against Mahabala Shetty. A person had also borrowed Rs 2 lac from Mahabala Shetty which was not paid back promptly. One of the deceased’s neighbours had also filed a complaint against him. Hence he was depressed by these developments.
Brahmavar police have registered a case.
Bengaluru: Woman comes alive miraculously minutes before burial
Bengaluru, Oct 24: In a miraculous incident which happened in the city a few days back, a lady, who was declared dead by the doctors of a hospital, came alive minutes before she was to be buried.
Shaheena Begum (29), a resident of Goripalya on Mysore Road here, woke up before she was put to rest permanently. This happened because of the mistake committed by the doctors of a private hospital in the city. Shaheena has since regained her health, and is leading a normal life.
Shaheena, who had high uncontrolled fever, had become unconscious. The doctors of a private hospital where she was treated, failed to make her regain consciousness even after treating her for four to five days. Thereafter, the doctor attending to Shaheena called her father, Muhammed, and asked him to prepare for the funeral. He also issued discharge from the hospital.
The family members made all preparations for her funeral. A large number of relatives gathered near her home to pay last respects and take part in the funeral procession. Just before the body was being moved out for the burial, Muhammed observed slight movement in the hand of Shaheena. He then contacted family doctor, Dr Tanveer, over phone, after which Dr Tanveer rushed to the spot. He found that Shaheena was breathing. She was then admitted into a Hospital from where she has returned to normalcy completely.