MYSURU:A man suspected to be a thief was allegedly beaten to death by villagers at Korehundi in Nanjangud taluk on Sunday.Ramesh alias ‘Kothi’ Ramesh (43) of Badanvalu village was working as a daily-wager and was residing at Chamalapuradahundi Extension. According to the police, Ramesh was found hiding inside the cattle shed attached to the house of Chandrashekar.
Chandrashekar, who suspected him to be a thief, caught hold of him, tied him to an electric pole and beat him up along with other villagers.The repeated pleas made by Ramesh claiming that he was hiding from a group of sexual minorities who were chasing him, went unheard. Ramesh collapsed later only to be declared dead.Raju, brother of Ramesh, lodged a complaint against Chandrashekar and Kemparaju of Korehundi.Nanjangud rural police have registered a case.
Valuables stolen from boot space of vehicle
Mysuru: Valuables worth several lakhs kept in the luggage space of a bike were allegedly stolen under Kuvempunagar police limits recently. In her complaint, Geetha of Ramakrishna Nagar stated that she had kept the valuables in the boot space after removing the same from the bank locker. She went home after parking the vehicle and returned after sometime only to find that the valuables were missing.
The stolen valuables include gold chain weighing 25 grams, gold pendant weighing 13 grams, bracelet weighing eight grams and silver box.