Mangaluru: Twelve Police personnel who were to appear to depose before the magisterial enquiry led by Udupi Deputy Commissioner Jagadeesha in Mangaluru December 19, violence and police firing, gave the enquiry a miss and remained absent.

Twelve officers were, earlier last week summoned by Jagadeesha to appear in person to depose before him details and information about the December 19 incident wherein police firing killed two people in the city.

The nodal officer appointed by the police department in the enquiry, ACP Beliappa issued a subpoena to the concerned officers, to appear for deposing in the next hearing.

Owing to the absence of summoned personnel, Jagadeesha concluded the Tuesday’s hearing at the AC’s Courtroom within half an hour and asked the officers to appear in person on March 4, for the next hearing.

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Mangaluru: In a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus in Dakshina Kannada, district administration and Department of Health has set up 13 ‘Fever Clinics’ across the district.

All the 13 Fever Clinics are now operational and public can get benefitted from them.

They are at Taluk hospitals in Bantwal, Belthangady, Puttur and Sullia; District Wenlock Hospital in Mangaluru and in eight medical colleges - A J College at Kuntikana, Fr Muller Medical College Hospital, KMC-Attavar, Yenepoya Medical College Hospital-Deralakatte, Srinivas Medical College Hospital-Mukka, KS Hegde Charitable Hospital-Deralakatte, KVG Medical College Hospital-Sullia and Kanachur Medical College Hospital at Natekal.