3 motorcycle thieves arrested

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
3 motorcycle thieves arrested

Bantwal : Bantwal Town Police have arrested three persons in connection to stealing motorcycles in Bantwal. The arrested are Sameer (23), Siddique (27) and Akbar (32). Two motorcycles and a car have been seized from the accused. The three were also wanted in the case of theft of a motorcycle belonging to Mukesh at Manihalla […]

Business loss : A person commits suicide in a lodge

Sunday, December 19th, 2021

Mangaluru : A businessman commits suicide by hanging in a lodge here on Sunday December 19. The deceased has been identified as Krishna resident of Kanapade. Krishna was found hanging in a room at a lodge in BC Road on Sunday. Sources said that he ended his life due to financial crisis. He reportedly suffered […]

Bantwal town police arrested drug peddler at Sajipamannur

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Bantwal : The Bantwal town police arrested drug peddler at Kandoor, Sajipamannur, carrying ganja from Mudipu to Melkar on his scooter on Monday. The arrested is Iliyas (36), a resident of Sajipamooda in Bantwal Taluk. The accused confessed during questioning that he had ganja in his possession. Plastic packets containing ganja were found in his pockets and […]

Two persons arrested in connection to Ajjibettu stabbing case

Saturday, May 1st, 2021
Bantwala Police

Bantwal  : Two persons arrested on Saturday May 1 in connection to stabbing of a youth at Ajjibettu of BC Road in the taluk. Bantwal town police arrested  Imran, a resident of BC Road and Safwan. Manoj Sapalya (30), a resident of Brahmarakootlu, was stabbed on the night of April 4 by two scooter-borne assailants, who escaped […]

Bantwal Physician booked for hiding dead COVID-19 patients report

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Bantwal: The physician who provided primary treatment to the 50-year-old woman from Bantwal who died of COVID-19 has been booked for not reporting her case. The woman’s death became the first COVID-19 casualty in Dakshina Kannada district. The case registered at Bantwal town police station charges him for not informing her case to the health […]

Two arrested for killing threat of ASHA worker

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Bantwal: An ASHA worker identified as Tulasi (48) was threatened by two family members of home quarantined persons. Nitesh and Jayant had returned from abroad and are under home quarantined. Tulasi had called to enquire about their health. Later, two relatives of the home quarantined, Marappa Poojary and Umesh, called Tulasi and threatened to kill […]

Vajradehi Mutt Seer submits written statement

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Mangaluru : Seer of Vajradehi Mutt in Gurupura Rajashekarananda on Monday submitted a written statement through his advocates to the Bantwal Town Police on the murder of RSS activist Sharath Madiwala on July 4. The Bantwal Town Police Inspector had served a notice to the seer after he made a statement last week that he […]

Jewellery worth in lakhs stolen from house at Melkar

Saturday, November 5th, 2016
Jewellery worth

Bantwal: Theft of jewellery worth in lakhs has been reported from Bogodi near Melkar on Friday early morning. Thieves have decamped with 24 sovereign of gold and Rs 14000 cash from Aboobakkar’s house. A ladder was kept to the terrace of the house as the tiles work of the terrace was going on. Workers didn’t […]

A case registered against BJP MP Ananthkumar Hegde

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
MP Ananthkumar Hegde

Bantwal : The Dakshina Kannada District youth congress have registered a case against BJP MP Ananthkumar Hegde at Bantwal town police station on Feb 29, Monday for his statement which allegedly hurt religious sentiments. The MP allegedly made provocative statements by linking terrorism to Islam. Bhatkal where the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen was founded is […]

Right-wing activists questioned different communities girls and a boy in Melkar

Monday, March 9th, 2015
Melkar students

Bantwal : A group of persons allegedly questioned two girls and a boy for reportedly coming to a hotel near their college in Melkar near Bantwal on Saturday evening. According to the hostel warden the girls had allegedly gone out without informing. They then went to the hotel where they met a male classmate and […]