Search:



The Web

Rediff








 Latest News on mobile: sms NEWS to 7333

Home > News > PTI


Karnataka cop tries to blow up MLA hostel

November 12, 2003 08:05 IST

A Karnataka policeman allegedly planted crude bombs in the Legislators' Home in Bangalore to protest against corruption, for which be blamed politicians.

Police claim Sub-Inspector Girish Loknath Mattanavar planted the bombs on November 1, the state's formation day (Rajyothsava).

He was arrested on November 3 after a tip-off from a telephone booth owner, who had identified the vehicle used by Mattanavar. He has since been suspended and detained.

On Tuesday, a Bangalore court extended his police custody by a day till Wednesday to aid the investigation.

Meanwhile, the police picked up two persons hailing from Jewargi in Gulbarga district for allegedly abetting the crime.

Viresh Babu, a quarry worker, and Guranna, a jeep driver, were produced before a magistrate who remanded them to judicial custody.


7333: The Latest News on Your Mobile!

More reports from Karnataka
Read about: Telgi case | H Nagappa Abduction

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.

Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 1




Sub: Inspector tries to blast MLA Hostel

Nov 12, 2003 This is not a bad trend but the beginning of reforms. The Police personnel when they start their career are all honest ...


Posted by Rajagopalan




Disclaimer




Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Write us a letter
Discuss this article










Copyright © 2005 rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.