Mangaluru: Bajpe Police have taken into custody two minor boys from Suralpady, who are suspects in a case of theft at the residence of a MESCOM official at Tenka Ekkar recently.

The official had filed a complaint with the Bajpe Police a week ago that silver items used while conducting prayer rituals had been stolen from his house. The Bajpe Police, who registered a case and investigated the matter, took the minor boys into custody.

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The police have also confiscated one motorbike and silver items worth Rs 30,000 from the boys, who have been presented before the Juvenile Justice Board, said the officers.

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Mysuru: Four people sustained injuries on Monday afternoon when a wall at the back of the Olympia Theater collapsed, causing debris to fall onto street saree vendors in Onduvare Anna Lane.

The injured individuals, identified as Satish, Tabrez, Harman, and Shakib, were taken to KR Hospital, where they are currently receiving medical treatment.

The Olympia Theater, an aging structure built with mud, has fallen into disrepair. Screenings at the theater had been suspended, and renovations were underway to repurpose the building for a clothing business.

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Recounting the incident, Satish, one of the injured vendors, said, "The incident took place between 12:45 and 1:00 PM. Suddenly, the wall fell on us, and the two boys were buried under the mud. Another youth was injured while rescuing them."

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