Crime in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru: Drunk Doctor in BMW mows down 17-year-old flower decorator

21 Aug 2018

Bengaluru: Drunk Doctor in BMW mows down 17-year-old flower decorator

An evening of partying turned into a nightmare for this 30-year-old doctor, who rammed his BMW into a young boy. The 17-year-old passed away.

Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

08 Aug 2018

Bengaluru Police solves 105 cases with one arrest

Bengaluru Police claimed recently to have cracked a stunning 105 cases of theft with the arrest of a seasoned chain-snatcher in June, TOI reported.

Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

18 Jul 2018

Colombian gang, who had robbed Karnataka bureaucrat's house, busted

A gang of five, including a woman, was arrested for a series of burglaries they allegedly carried out in Bengaluru last month, said police commissioner T Suneel Kumar.

Bengaluru: 30-year-old man beaten badly by Uber driver

14 Jul 2018

Bengaluru: 30-year-old man beaten badly by Uber driver

People often opt for established ride-hailing services for added safety.

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

05 May 2018

Bengaluru man held for flashing at woman aboard metro train

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bengaluru after a woman accused him of sexually harassing her.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT takes into custody right-wing group founder

03 Mar 2018

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT takes into custody right-wing group founder

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has taken into custody a 37-year-old man.

Bengaluru: Fingers chopped off as revenge for protesting nuisance

28 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Fingers chopped off as revenge for protesting nuisance

We have always been taught never to tolerate any nuisance, but what if it results in loss of a body part? Will it be worth it then?

Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus

22 Feb 2018

Bengaluru man stabbed to death in a moving BMTC bus

In a shocking incident, a 45-year-old man was stabbed to death inside a moving BMTC bus in South Bengaluru's Electronics City area on Wednesday.

Bengaluru: Cab driver breaks customer's leg for puking in car

06 Feb 2018

Bengaluru: Cab driver breaks customer's leg for puking in car

A man was allegedly assaulted by a cab driver in Bengaluru after he threw up in the car near Kogilu Cross on Ballari Road.

Bengaluru: Video of drunk-mob attacking woman and men goes viral

17 Jan 2018

Bengaluru: Video of drunk-mob attacking woman and men goes viral

A shocking video of a group of men, mostly drunk, attacking three persons in a motorbike in the lanes of Bengaluru's Indira Nagar area has gone viral almost after a fortnight of the incident.

Everyday 22 fined for smoking in public in southeast Bengaluru

17 Nov 2017

Everyday 22 fined for smoking in public in southeast Bengaluru

In a bid to control smoking at public areas, nearly two dozen individuals in Bengaluru were fined everyday till mid-October for smoking in public.

Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

16 Nov 2017

Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

A teen girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped at a lodge in Bengaluru for 10 days, city police revealed on Wednesday.

Karnataka Home Minister: Gauri Lankesh's killers will be revealed soon

12 Nov 2017

Karnataka Home Minister: Gauri Lankesh's killers will be revealed soon

Two months after the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru, an SIT is nearing the end of its investigation and will reveal its findings in a few weeks, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said.

Bengaluru Wipro techie attacked allegedly for trying to save cows

16 Oct 2017

Bengaluru Wipro techie attacked allegedly for trying to save cows

Violence over cow protection works both ways. This time, a female techie with Wipro in Bengaluru was assaulted allegedly for complaining about cow slaughter.

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

14 Oct 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of prime suspects

The SIT probing the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has released sketches of two main suspects.

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

06 Oct 2017

Five Sanatan Sanstha men linked to Gauri Lankesh murder

In the latest development in the Gauri Lankesh murder case, five names associated to the right-wing Sanatan Sanstha have emerged as key suspects. Four of them have Interpol Red Notices against them for their alleged involvement in earlier crimes.

Bengaluru: I-T Officer's son murdered by family-friend and neighbor

23 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: I-T Officer's son murdered by family-friend and neighbor

Police said Bengaluru Income Tax Officer Niranjan Kumar's 19-year-old son, Sharath, who was abducted for Rs. 50L ransom ten days ago, was strangled to death by the kidnappers.

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

23 Sep 2017

Hindutva outfits deny role in Gauri Lankesh murder

Hindutva outfits Sanatan Sanstha and Hindu Janajagruti Samiti condemned the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh and claimed they weren't involved.

Bengaluru: Income Tax Officer's abducted son found dead near lake

22 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Income Tax Officer's abducted son found dead near lake

Bengaluru Police found the decomposed body of Income Tax officer Niranjan Kumar's 19-year-old son, Sharath, near the Ramohalli lake on the outskirts of the city.

Are Lankesh-Kalburgi murders linked? Same gun used in both

14 Sep 2017

Are Lankesh-Kalburgi murders linked? Same gun used in both

A preliminary forensic analysis of the bullets found in the September 5 shooting of journalist Gauri Lankesh has found that these bullets are from a similar 7.65-mm countrymade pistol which was used to kill scholar MM Kalburgi in 2015.

Bengaluru: Minor allegedly assaulted by security guard in school premises

13 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Minor allegedly assaulted by security guard in school premises

Safety of students in schools has been called into question with one after another instance of crime inside premises.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Police reveal details based on CCTV footage

07 Sep 2017

Gauri Lankesh murder: Police reveal details based on CCTV footage

Based on CCTV footage, cops have revealed details of how journalist Gauri Lankesh was murdered: Gauri stopped her car in front of her house, got down after sometime and entered the premises through a small gate.

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

05 Sep 2017

Senior journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Senior journalist, activist, and dissenter Gauri Lankesh was shot dead outside her house in Bengaluru today.

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

03 Sep 2017

Bengaluru: Man fails to repay Rs. 4000; caged-in with dogs

Hareesh, a 32-year-old daily wage worker, was allegedly locked in a dog-cage in Karnataka's Madikeri town by former employer Kishan as he failed to repay a Rs. 4,000 loan.

Bengaluru: Woman throws off her 7-year-old daughter twice from terrace

28 Aug 2017

Bengaluru: Woman throws off her 7-year-old daughter twice from terrace

In a very disturbing incident, a seven-year-old girl, Aishika Sarkar, was allegedly killed by her mother Swathi who threw her off to the ground twice from their four-story residential complex's terrace at Jaraganahalli in Bengaluru's JP Nagar.