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Bengaluru police burst drug door delivery racket, seize drugs worth Rs 2 crore
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Bengaluru police burst drug door delivery racket, seize drugs worth Rs 2 crore

According to officials on Tuesday, the Bengaluru police detained a group of drug dealers who bought drugs on the dark web and sent them to customers' houses using courier services. Following the arrest of five people from Delhi and Bihar who were running the ring out of paying guest (PG) facilities in the city, the Central Crime Branch's Anti-Narcotics Wing announced the recovery of MDMA crystals, MDMA Ecstasy tablets, LSD spots, cocaine, and hashish valued at over Rs 2 crore. Officials claim that Vishal Kumar, Sagar Mehta, Bimanshu Thakur, Mahabali Singh, and Sukjit Singh are responsible for running the scheme for drug door-to-door delivery in major cities. According to Bengaluru police, a crucial accused is still wanted, and police are seeking for the suspect. The gang alleged...
Indian American Jailed for three years in telemarketing Scam targeting elderly
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Indian American Jailed for three years in telemarketing Scam targeting elderly

Telemarketing Scam: According to the Press Trust of India, an Indian American resident of Illinois, United States, was given a three-year prison term for laundering money obtained via a telemarketing campaign that targeted older adults. According to John R. Lausch, US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, Hirenkumar P. Chaudhari, 29, entered a guilty plea to a federal money laundering allegation in 2021. In July 2022, Lausch made the sentencing announcement. Federal authorities claim that Chaudhari's scam entailed opening many bank accounts in the US. He used a phoney Indian passport, a fictitious name, and a false address. In order to accept money from telemarketing scam victims. The con involved phone calls from individuals who made fraudulent claims to be with sever...
Karnataka Fire Mishap: 8 injured, 3 critical in Candle Manufacturing Factory in Hubballi
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Karnataka Fire Mishap: 8 injured, 3 critical in Candle Manufacturing Factory in Hubballi

Hubballi: Three workers who sustained burn injuries in the fire that occurred at the sparkle candle production facility passed away on Sunday at the KIMS hospital in Hubballi. In the fire accident, the workers had sustained more than 75% burn injuries. On Saturday night, a sparkle candle manufacturing facility in the Tarihal Industrial Area near Hubballi was completely destroyed by fire. Eight personnel were burned during the fire accident and were subsequently admitted to KIMS Hospital in Hubballi. At the KIMS hospital, Vikayalakshmi Echhanagar, 34, who had a deep burn that was more than 90% burnt, Gouramma Hiremath, 45, who had a burn that was more than 80% burned, and Malesh Haddannavar, 27, who had a burn that was more than 75% burned, all passed away on Saturday night, Sund...
Karnataka: Eight students booked for abusing 2 girls using ‘truth or dare’ clips
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Karnataka: Eight students booked for abusing 2 girls using ‘truth or dare’ clips

The city police have filed a case against eight students for participating in the lip-lock tournament at a city flat, which resulted in a viral video. According to police sources, the students were arrested for alleged offences covered by Sections 376 (punishment for rape), 354 (assault or criminal force against a woman with the intent to outrage her modesty), 120 B (punishment of criminal conspiracy), and various sections of the POCSO and IT Acts. Students Suspended The video was posted a week ago on WhatsApp by a 17-year-old boy. The students were suspended once the school management became aware of it, according to Mangaluru Commissioner of Police N Shashikumar. The students allegedly got together in February of last year and organised a "truth or dare" competition at an apar...
Karnataka High Court Official files Police Complaint over Disruption of Virtual Hearing
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Karnataka High Court Official files Police Complaint over Disruption of Virtual Hearing

The Karnataka High Court has filed a police report over the alleged interruption of a virtual court session in court hall no. 4 of the high court on June 28 by three unidentified individuals. Vishnuteerth V, a computer systems administrator, obtained the IP addresses of the individuals who interfered with the virtual court proceedings on the Zoom program last week and filed the complaint with a cybercrime and economic offenses police station in Bengaluru. In the division bench of Justices G Narendra and P N Desai's court hall on June 28, three unnamed individuals allegedly disturbed the proceedings, according to the police case filed under section 66 of the Information Technology Act for computer offenses. According to the lawsuit, the event disrespected the court and interfered with ...