BANGALORE: Listening music on mobile phone proved costly for Pushpak (18), a first year BCA student, as he was killed after being hit by a moving train at railway track near Kengeri on Saturday around 9.45 am.
Pushpak was a student of Surana College and a resident of Kengeri Satellite Town. The police said that Pushpak was walking towards his grandmother’s house in Kengeri when the Mysore-Bangalore passenger train train knocked him down and he died on the spot. A case has been registered in City Railway police station.
Tipper crushes man to death
Subbarao (58), a native of Shimoga, was killed after being run over by a tipper near an underpass in Yelahanka on Friday around 7.30 pm. The deceased was a resident of Jakkur Layout and was working at a garment factory.
The police said that he was returning home on his bicycle from Yalahanka after work and a tipper hit his cycle from behind, crushing him to death.
Police Sub-Inspector of Bangalore International Airport station Khalandar has been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty. DCP of the North East division B R Ravikanthe Gowda ordered his suspension on Saturday after the SI’s negligence was found prime facie in a few cases. It is said that Khalandar had helped a businessman in misusing passport. The suspended cop was about to retire in three or four months, it is learnt.
Fire at play grounds
Hundreds of students had a narrow escape after the pandal put up for Bright High School School Day celebrations caught fire at Viveknagar playgrounds near on Saturday night.
The fire officials said that the incident occurred after the cultural programmes were over.It is suspected that short circuit could have caused the fire.