BENGALURU: A 38-12 months-antique farm laborer committed suicide by ingesting poison after failing to arrange cash for Ugadi celebrations on Friday night at Chikkanna Hosahalli village close to Devanahalli, north Bengaluru.
Vishwanathapura police stated Mutturaja, a resident of Chikkanna Hosahalli, took the acute step after going to a coupon fund operator, who declined to return his wife’s investments and became assaulted utilizing the latter’s husband. Police have registered a case of abetment to suicide towards the chit fund operator’s husband based on a grievance filed via Mutturaja’s wife, Ramadevi. Ramadevi told police she had turned out to be a member of the ten-member lottery chit fund run by using villager Pavithra. Ramadevi paid five installments of Rs 1,000 every, and she or he changed into now not selected inside the lucky draw to access her fund.
“We had no cash with us to rejoice Ugadi competition, and I went to Pavithra and requested her to go back my cash. I begged her to offer me at least Rs 2,000 for competition charges. But she declined. My husband Mutturaja went to her house around 7 pm on Friday to ask her for our money. Pavithra’s husband Anand assaulted my husband,” stated Ramadevi. She alleged that her husband felt ashamed in front of the villagers and rushed to his residence and ate up the poison. Muttutaja changed into taken to the government hospital in Doddaballapura and later to Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru, in which he died around 2.30 am on Saturday.
Police are in search of Anand, who is huge after Mutturaja’s death.
Bengaluru: Eighty timber — a few over one hundred years vintage — in All Saints’ Church are set to face the ax, at the same time as inmates of a faculty for youngsters with studying and cognitive disabilities and a nursing home are probably to be evicted. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) is mission construction of the Vellara underground Metro station, which’s part of the Gottigere-Nagawara line underneath Phase 2. The proposed station might also replace the faculty and antique-age home and the plush inexperienced cowl of the one hundred fifty-yr-vintage church along Hosur Road in Richmond Town.
Amid fears that the construction work might damage the historical past church, a web petition — ‘Save college for special kids, trees and the heritage All Saints’ Church,’ initiated through Chris HD on Change.Org — received 7,000 signatures by using Sunday nighttime. “Do we need to construct this on the lives of those invalid children? BMRCL wants the land to apply it as a dump yard for his or her equipment at the price of these young lives who’re bodily and mentally challenged,” the petition claimed.
BMRCL handling director Ajay Seth said open land in the church is needed for building the underground station and not for any workshop or dump yard. “After the station is constructed, a large part of an area might be restored to the church,” he stated.