Obscene video blackmailing, three more people arrested

Monday, July 5th, 2021
Puttur Honey Trap

Mangaluru : The Puttur rural police arrested three more people on Monday in connection with a honeytrap case registered recently. The arrested are Mohammed Shafi, 34, from Nettanigemudnur in Puttur, Mohammed Azharuddin, 30, and Nazeer M, 38, from Savanoor in Kadaba. The accused were arrested from Sarve in Puttur and police have recovered about Rs 7 […]

Puttur: Man kills wife for not cooking proper food

Friday, July 19th, 2019
Akshatha murder

Puttur: A man murdered his wife for not cooking food properly at around 7.30 pm on Thursday, July 18, in Kallapadav under the limits of Puttur rural police station. The victim identified as Akshata (22) was grievously injured after her husband stabbed her for not cooking dinner properly. Although injured, the victim managed to reach […]

Puttur : Three children drown in Panchayath water tank

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Putturu Water tank

Puturu : Three children, who reportedly entered a drinking water tank near their residence to play, were drowned in Uddangala in Bettampady village, Puttur taluk, on Wednesday. The police gave the names of the victims as Jitesh (13) and his cousins Vismita (13) and Chaitra (9). All were students of Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat Higher […]

Three nabbed for transporting unaccounted Rs 18.8 lakh money

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
transporting unaccounted cash

Puttur: Police have arrested three people while transporting unaccounted cash of Rs 18.8 lakh in Rs 2000 and Rs 100 denominations, at Puttur on Wednesday. Jafar Sharif (28), Nazeer (25) and Mohammed Iqbal (26) are identified as the arrested persons. All are residents of Golthamajalu near Kalladka. This trio were carrying Rs 16.28 lakh in […]

Miscreants vandalize Grama Panchayat office, verbally abuse staff

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Puttur: In an incident reported on Friday, some miscreants barged into the Grama Panchayat office at Badagannur and vandalized the office; they also verbally abused the PDO and other staff. The reason was the failure to provide information under the RTI Act. Sharada, PDO of the Grama Panchayat filed a complaint in this regard at […]

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