Man booked posting obscene photos of children on Facebook

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

Mangaluru : The police attached to Cyber Economics and Narcotics (CEN) police station in Dakshina Kannada have registered a case on Tuesday against a man for allegedly uploading obscene pictures and videos of children on Facebook. The suspect was identified as Mahammed Latheef, a resident of Sajipamooda in Bantwal taluk. Latheef had allegedly uploaded obscene […]

Popular social network WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Down Globally

Monday, October 4th, 2021
Social network outage

New Delhi: WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook have gone down in several parts for the world, users reported on Monday evening. All three apps are owned by Facebook and run on shared infrastructure. “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can,” a message on the Facebook […]

Social media blackmail – Cyber crime police arrested two persons from Bengaluru

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Mangaluru : The cyber crime police have arrested two persons from Bengaluru on the charges of demanding money from a person after threatening to post his obscene photos on social media. The arrested are Pawan L and Gokulraju, both 20 years old. It has been gathered that the duo who created a fake Facebook account in the […]

Triple talaq to wife via Facebook, man arrested

Sunday, August 9th, 2020
muslim Woman

Udupi: Shirva police arrested a person for allegedly sending triple talaq notice to his wife over Facebook. The arrested has been identified as Sheikh Mohammed Saleem (38), a resident of Shirva. Saleem got married Swapnaz in 2010 and was living in Dammam in Saudi Arabia. On October 3, 2019, he absconded to Mumbai with another […]

‘Custom Officials’ cheated Rs 13.63 lakhs through Facebook

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Mangaluru: Unidentified cheaters frauded a man on the social networking site to the tune of Rs. 13,62,800. It is gathered that these persons masqueraded themselves as custom officials and the rightful claimants of a box containing dollar currency that they said had arrived from a foreign country and obtained the loan of whopping Rs 13, […]

Police file case against ‘Mangalore Muslims’ for derogatory post on facebook

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru police file case against “Mangalore Muslims” Facebook page for derogatory post on the demise of Union minister Ananth Kumar. The post has termed Ananth Kumar communal and read: “Don’t sow the seeds of hate even after going..please don’t take rebirth to destroy the country.” The message was posted around 10 am. It has […]

Facebook post on RSS leader draws flak in Mangaluru

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Mangaluru: An alleged derogatory post on a senior RSS leader in Dakshina Kannada district has gone viral drawing criticism from various quarters against the ‘objectionable’ remarks on him. A group called ‘True Media Network’ had on its Facebook page on January 28, bearing an image of erstwhile ruler of Mysore Kingdom, Tipu Sultan, posted a […]

Man travels 260 km to Mangaluru to beg forgiveness with Koragajja

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Mangaluru: A man from Sirsi, who posted derogatory comments on Facebook against local deity Swami Koragajja in September, on Sunday visited Vajradehi Math in Gurpur seeking forgiveness for his act. Manoj Pandit, 45, had written ‘objectionable’ content against one of the most revered deities of Tulunadu. Offended with this, president of Hindu Samrakshana Samiti K […]

Police constable suspended for dig at CM Siddaramaiah on Facebook

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Mangaluru: A Facebook post by Raj Shivappa, a police constable attached to Belthangady police station, questioning the chief minister Siddaramaiah’s secular credentials, has led to his suspension and disciplinary proceedings were initiated against him. Irked by the post, local Congress leaders led by Abhinandan on Wednesday lodged a complaint with local police. The FB post uses […]

Trolled on FB, Ugrappa wants cops to act against Brahmins’ group

Friday, December 23rd, 2016
V S Ugrappa

Bengaluru: Congress MLC and chairperson of legislature committee on crimes against women and children, V S Ugrappa on Thursday sought police action against members of Swacha Brahmana Vedike, for trolling him on social media. Addressing the media in Bengaluru, Ugrappa said that members of the Vedike, who are also followers of Ramachandrapura Mutt seer Raghaveshwara […]