Police use lathis at Koraga community wedding function – leaders warn protest against police

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

Kundapur: The Kota police personnel, on Monday night, are alleged to have used brute force to stop a pre-wedding function that was being held at Koraga colony under Kotathattu gram panchayat over complaints about the loud music. The police acted was inhumane and degrading to the ST community, the Koraga community leaders and others demanded the […]

Brahmavar : Police raid illegal slaughter shed at Bhattanakudru; Arrested two persons

Saturday, November 30th, 2019

Brahmavar : Kota police conducted a raid at an illegal slaughter shed at Bhattanakudru in Balekudru village here and arrested two persons. The arrested have been identified as Reginald Louis from Balekudru and Haluvalli Pradeep from Koteshwar. On Thursday, November 28, a team of police personnel led by Kota police sub-inspector Nityananda Gowda raided the […]

Kota Police arrested man for raping minor Dalit girl

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Kundapur : Kota Police arrested a 33-year-old man accused of raping a minor Dalit girl under the POSCO Act. The accused, identified as Ashok Poojary has a criminal background. He was produced before the court today (November 19) which remanded him to judicial custody. As per the complaint lodged by the victim, Ashok lured her […]

Man escapes from Kota police custody

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Udupi : A person escaped from the police station at Kota in Udupi district on Wednesday, who was taken into custody in connection with the illegal removal of sand at Hungarcutta recently. He has been identified as Manju, a truck driver. According to the police, Manju had been taken into custody from a site of […]

They gave biriyani to the children and raped them

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Kundapur: The secretary of Spoorthidhama trust and another person has been arrested by Kota police on charges of rape of orphaned minor girls in Kedur. The arrested are identified as Keshava Koteshwar, secretary of Spoorthidhama was arrested on Wednesday night. The other suspect is Hanumanthappa, a resident of Nooji resident and was arrested on Tuesday […]

Illegal transport of cattle, vehicle seized at Bidkalkatte

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Kundapur: In an operation conducted by the Kota police, as many as ten cows which were being illegally transported in a vehicle at Bidkalkatte in Hombady Mandady village have been seized. During a routine checking of vehicles, the police grew suspicious of a white pick-up truck in which the cattle were being trafficked. The police […]

17-year-old PU student commits suicide with a sorry in death note

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Udupi: A PU student committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence at Bidalkatte on Tuesday. Kavana (17) is identified as the deceased person. She was pursuing her second year PU education. As per the reports, Ramachandra Achar, her father called for routine tea on Tuesday morning, but there was no response from Kavana. He […]

Bike rider killed in road mishap

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Kundapur : One Bhoja Naik of Ulloor lost his life when his Honda Activa hit against a Maruti car at  Guddeyangady on Koteshwar Halady road on October 3, Thursday night. The deceased was the son of Bacha Naik and a mason. He was on way to his wife’s house when he met a tragic end. […]

Bike rider dies in an accident near Brahmavar

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Udupi : Jason D‘Mello, son of John D’Mello from sasthan died when motorcycle he was riding collided  with Mahendra pickup at Mabukala bridge near Brahmavar on May 9th. Pillion rider Vijay from Hangarkatte, sustained serious head injurious and admitted to Manipal hospital. Kota police inspector registered a case.   

Kota police nab two chain snatchers

Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Udupi : Two chain snatchers have been arrested by the Kota police.The arrested are Sachendra Hebbar  and Kishore Acharya. The  two had reportedly snatched the chain of  an aged woman named Kalyani on August 31. The police had initially arrested Hebbar on suspicion. During interrogation, he admitted his guilt and also the name of his […]