Outlawed outfit SIMI's possible role has come under the scanner of investigators probing the terror attack outside a restaurant here that killed a woman and injured three others, as government announced a raft of measures to ramp up security, particularly in crowded areas.
City police has requested citizens not to pay heed to rumour mongers in the wake of threatening tweets from a twitter account, claiming responsibility for the Bengaluru blast and warning more, that is now 'suspended'.
Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Monday said that security will be tightened in the city, both in general and in view of the New Year celebrations, adding that the situation was under control.
The Bangalore Police on Saturday said that they have collected the necessary information from Union Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik with regard to the rape allegations levelled against him and denied the fact that he was given a preferential treatment during the interrogation.
In another stringent step in the light of a recent brutal attack on a woman bank official at an unguarded ATM kiosk here, Police Thursday set a 45-day deadline to banks to install CCTV camera and alarm systems at ATMs.
The authorities in Karnataka on Thursday announced Rs one lakh cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the man, who brutally assaulted a woman bank official with a machete at an unguarded ATM kiosk here on Tuesday night.
Two of the 11 suspected terrorists, who were arrested by the Bangalore police nearly six months back, have been released following a court order that condemned their wrongful detention by the investigating authorities.