Arun Dev is an Assistant Editor with the Karnataka bureau of Hindustan Times. A journalist for over 10 years, he has written extensively on crime and politics.
Articles by Arun Dev
Published on Aug 18, 2022 12:18 AM IST
Shivamogga police said they have lodged eight cases in connection with assaults and violence on Independence Day over the Savarkar hoarding.
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 06:39 AM IST
Later in the day, right-wing groups, including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal, staged a flash protest in the city.
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 04:03 AM IST
According to a status report by the ministry of earth science’s national centre for coastal research, 22% of Karnataka’s coast is eroding, while 48 per cent was in a stable state.
Published on Aug 14, 2022 12:14 AM IST
The gang behind the murder of the BJYM leader had identified at least three targets, including Nettaru, to take revenge on the killing of Masood, a daily wage earner from Kerala who was staying with his grandfather in Bellare, said a senior officer who was part of the probe into the Nettaru murder
Published on Aug 12, 2022 12:04 AM IST
Nettaru, 32, was hacked to death by unidentified motorbike-borne assailants on July 26 night at Bellare in the district.
Published on Aug 11, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Alok Kumar additional director general of police (ADGP) (law and order) said the three suspects were arrested while they were on the move to evade police
Published on Aug 11, 2022 12:15 AM IST
The first witness (names have been withheld as per the court direction) told the Special Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act (KCOCA) court that he had met key accused KT Naveen Kumar (A-17) at a park in Vijayanagar.
Published on Aug 10, 2022 12:20 AM IST
In the 770-page chargesheet submitted to the 13th additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) court, police have named 92 witnesses, including statements of two eyewitnesses taken under IPC Section 164.
Published on Aug 09, 2022 12:23 AM IST
One of the important changes that is underway is the creation of a new post called Scene of Crime Officers (SoCOs)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 12:23 AM IST
ByArun Dev I Edited by Shilpa Ambardar, Bengaluru
Published on Aug 06, 2022 04:10 PM IST
The accused has been identified as T Siddalingappa, a resident of Kudur in Ramanagara district.
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 09:40 PM IST
Bengaluru horrow: A senior police officer said that the entire incident was caught on a CCTV camera installed in the building
Published on Aug 05, 2022 12:25 AM IST
In a midnight press conference on July 27, Bommai had also announced the setting up new commando squad to deal with organised political killings in the state.
Published on Aug 04, 2022 12:15 AM IST
Police said that the statements of the accused are being recorded separately to corroborate the sequence of the events provided by them during the initial investigation.
Updated on Aug 03, 2022 02:19 AM IST
Six people have been arrested in Karnataka’s Mangaluru in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Muslim man at Surathkal in the Dakshina Kannada district on July 28, two days after the killing of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionary Praveen Nettaru, police said.
Published on Aug 02, 2022 02:29 PM IST
Police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said the six people came together with the aim of “killing someone” at the earliest and planned Mohammed Fazil’s murder for three days
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 12:39 AM IST
The Dakshina Kannada police investigating the case are yet to release an official statement in the case, however, an official speaking on the condition of anonymity identified the detained person as Abid.
Published on Jul 29, 2022 05:04 PM IST
Praveen Nettaru, a resident of Bellare in Dakshina Kannada, was attacked by bike-borne assailants when he was returning home after closing his poultry shop
Published on Jul 29, 2022 12:28 AM IST
On Monday, sleuths of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested Adil alias Zuba from Tamil Nadu’s Salem. This arrest was based on details provided by the first suspect, Akthar Hussain, who was on a central intelligence agency’s watch and arrested on Sunday evening by the CCB from Bengaluru’s Tilak Nagar area.
Updated on Jul 28, 2022 01:52 AM IST
Praveen Nettaru, who was an active member of the BJP Yuva Morcha and was district committee member, was walking to his home after shutting his shop in Bellare when he was attacked
Published on Jul 28, 2022 12:13 AM IST
Investigators said the death may be connected to the recent murder of another young Muslim man in Bellare.
Published on Jul 28, 2022 12:08 AM IST
On July 17, the police control room received information that 2.3 kg of marijuana was being transported in a bus going from Mangaluru to Shivamogga.
Published on Jul 27, 2022 01:08 PM IST
BJP Yuva Morcha worker Praveen Nettaru was hacked to death with lethal weapons by unidentified people on a bike in Bellari, Dakshina Kannada
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 03:42 AM IST
The post-mortem of the victim revealed that she was stabbed 91 times by the suspect, who was arrested on Sunday, police said. The accused was her second-floor tenant, Jai Kishan, who worked as a marketing officer at a software company, they added.
Published on Jul 25, 2022 01:28 PM IST
A senior police officer said that it was Kishan who informed the family about the murder and helped them with the funeral, in order to evade suspicion
Published on Jul 24, 2022 12:06 AM IST
This rainfall is even less than the average rainfall received in the region during this time. According to IMD, in Dakshina Kannada, the average rainfall during this season is 35.2 mm and the rainfall reported on Saturday was 78.8% less than the average rainfall. Similarly, Udupi reported 84% less rainfall and Uttara Kannada 88% less.
Published on Jul 23, 2022 12:03 AM IST
The Karnataka criminal investigation department (CID) that has filed a petition before a Bengaluru court last week to conduct a narco-analysis test on suspended additional director general of police (ADGP) Amrit Paul on Friday reiterated that the test holds key to solve anomalies in the police sub-inspector (PSI) recruitment case.
Published on Jul 22, 2022 11:16 PM IST
Bengaluru A 23-year-old man allegedly beheaded his former girlfriend on the suspicion that she was in a relationship and later carried her severed head to the local police station in Karnataka’s Vijayanagar district, police said on Friday
Published on Jul 22, 2022 12:27 AM IST
Deputy commissioner of police (East) Bheemashankar S Guled said in the notice served on Tuesday, the actor has been asked to appear before the investigators within seven days.
Published on Jul 22, 2022 12:22 AM IST
The police department stopped all recruitments until the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) completes its probe into the PSI scam.
Published on Jul 19, 2022 12:33 AM IST
On April 8 and 9, At least 15 schools in Bengaluru received a bomb threat via email. According to police, the email was sent multiple times to schools on the IDs available on their website. Some schools received as many as 140 emails.