Couple Killed in Accident

Published: 25th December 2015 04:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2015 04:26 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: A couple were killed on the spot after their scooter rammed into a roadside barrier at Ramanagaram on Thursday. The deceased are Lingashetty and Shailaja, from Maddur in Mandya.

They were on their way to a temple in Ramanagaram district, when Lingashetty allegedly lost control over the two-wheeler. According to the police, eye-witnesses said he was riding in a rash manner.

The scooter skidded and crashed into barrier, resulting in grievous head injuries.

Auto Driver Dies of Stab Wounds

 A 36-year-old autorikshaw driver who was stabbed by his friend at Siddapura on Wednesday, died on Thursday.

The deceased Jaffer was a resident of Dayananda Nagar slum in Siddapura.

According to police, Jaffer used to have frequent fights with his friend Tabrez, who accused him of having an illicit affair with a member of his family. At 1.40 pm on Wednesday, both fought over the same issue following which Tabrez stabbed Jaffer repeatedly and fled .


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