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Bangalore: A 22-year-old girl was killed and her two colleagues suffered injuries when a motorcycle, in which they were travelling, hit a road median near the Military Campus on Sarjapur Road here on Saturday.
The dead was identified as Alice while the injured are Hasan Baahu (22) and Rohini (22). The three, employees of a pizza outlet at Total Mall, were returning from a hotel to their residences in Kykondanahalli.
The accident occurred at 9.45 p.m. Alice, who was riding pillion, died on the way to a hospital. Hasan and Rohini are in hospitals.
The three, after dinner, had come out for a “jolly ride” when the incident occurred, according to the Madivala traffic police.
The public alerted the police and also summoned an ambulance.
The impact was such that Alice was flung off the motorcycle on to the road, Ramakanth Pillai, a flower vendor, who witnessed the accident, said.
The Madivala traffic police have booked a case against Hasan Baahu.Chains snatched
Two chain snatching incidents were reported here on Saturday night.
A private company employee, who was returning home from the market, lost his gold chain valued at Rs. 30,000 in one of the incidents that occurred on 11th Cross of CQAL Layout near Sahakaranagar in the Kodigehalli police station limits
The employee, Ganesh Murthy V. Bhat, a resident of Sahakaranagar “D” block here, was accosted around 8.30 p.m. and the chain snatched. According to Mr. Bhat, the accused sped on his two-wheeler.
The Kodigehalli police said that investigation is on.
In the other incident, two men on a motorcycle snatched a chain worth Rs. 50,000 from an autorickshaw passenger near Seva Mandir on West of Chord Road.
According to the Subrahmanyanagar police, Sarala, a resident of sixth cross of Basaveshwaranagar, was returning home in the autorickshaw when the accused snatched the chain.
The autorickshaw had stopped at the Seva Mandir traffic signal at 8.30 p.m. when the accused struck. The Subrahmanyanagar police are investigating.Cylinders seized
The Wilson Garden police have arrested a person on the charge of stealing LPG cylinders in the city.
The name of the accused was given as Shekar Anthony (42), a resident of 27th Cross of Srinivagilu near Ejipura here.
The police have recovered 10 LPG cylinders from the accused.
He had allegedly stolen the cylinders in Sudhamanagar and K.S. Garden, the Wilson Garden police said.Arrested
The Banashankari police, on Sunday, arrested a painter for allegedly stabbing his wife suspecting her fidelity.
The accused was identified as Gopi (40), a resident of Banashankari II Stage.
According to the police, the accused stabbed his wife, Rajani, near Kanakapura Main Road at 10.15 p.m. n Saturday. Rajani is in a hospital.Suicide
Jyothi (22), wife of Umesh, an unemployed BE graduate, committed suicide on Saturday night by hanging herself to death in their house in Vidhana Soudha Layout in Rajgopalnagar police station limits.
The police said the woman was unhappy that her husband was “not mentally stable”.
The couple were married for eight months.
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