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Kerala News Highlights: Kollam child missing: Police receives critical information about kidnappers

Kerala News Highlights: Kollam child missing: Police receives critical information about kidnappers

 kerala news live 27 November 2023 Major highlights developments rkn
First Published Nov 27, 2023, 8:24 AM IST

9:23 PM: Kollam child missing: Police receives critical information about kidnappers

The police received crucial information about the kidnapping of a six-year-old girl in Kollam Oyur. But the police did not release the information as it would affect the investigation. The police have got information about the phone number that called the child's mother demanding ransom

9:03 PM: Law enforcement instructed not to disclose any information regarding the ongoing investigation.

8:37 PM: V Sivankutty affirms speedy investigation over child missing case in Kollam

Minister V Sivankutty said that a speedy investigation is going on in the case of child abduction from Oyur. The minister informed that all necessary instructions have been given to take all precautions in the incident

8:00 PM: 6-year-old girl kidnapped by a gang while going to tuition in Kollam

A six-year-old girl was kidnapped by a group of people while going to tuition in Kollam. Abigail Sara Reji, daughter of Reji, a native of Ayoor is missing. As per complaints, a group of people who arrived in a white Honda Amaze car were abducted.

5:45 PM: Human Rights Commission registers case over CUSAT stampede

The Human Rights Commission has officially registered a case following the tragic stampede in Kochi CUSAT that resulted in the loss of four lives. The Commission has directed the Aluva Rural Superintendent of Police and the Kochi University Registrar to investigate the incident and provide an explanation. 

5:00 PM: Coffee shop closed for using water from toilet tap in Pathanamthitta

A coffee shop was closed by the revenue department squad due to taking water from the toilet tap. The coffee shop was operating in the parking lot of the Devaswom Board at Erumeli Valiambalam. Following a complaint filed by the Ayyappa Sewasangham, the revenue department squad issued a stop memo to the shop.

4:15 PM: Bike catches fire in Thodupuzha

A bike was damaged after it caught fire in Thodupuzha this morning. The fire and rescue team reached the spot and doused the fire

3:00 PM: Nava Kerala Sadas: Organising committee wants to demolish Perumbavoor Boys School wall to set up stage

The organizing committee has demanded that the wall of Ernakulam Perumbavoor Government Boys Higher Secondary School be demolished to make way for the Navakerala Sadas. Along with the school wall, the old stage and mast also need to be demolished. 

2:21 PM: Mother sentenced to 40 years imprisonment for abusing her daughter

A mother was sentenced to 40 years of imprisonment and fined for abusing her seven-year-old daughter. The order was sentenced by the Thiruvananthapuram POCSO Court. The prosecution's case asserted that the mother, despite being aware of her boyfriend's abuse towards her daughter, collaborated in the act. The child's sister reported the molestation to the police. Subsequently, both the mother and her boyfriend, Sishupalan, were arrested in the case. 

1:45 PM: CUSAT Stampede: Health condition of 2 students improved

Health Minister Veena George has reported that the condition of two female students injured in the CUSAT accident and undergoing treatment in the ICU at a private hospital is improving. Both have been taken off the ventilator.

1:05 PM: Kerala govt withdrew Malappuram DDE order of participating school kids at Nava Kerala Sadas

The state government has withdrawn the order issued by Malappuram DDE asking school students to participate in the Navakerala assembly. The government clarified this in the Kerala High Court. The court clarified that child exploitation cannot be accepted. The court also asked who the officers were pleasing by issuing such orders.

12: 46 PM: CUSAT Stampede: Save University Campaign files complaint to governor over dismissal of Vice Chancellor

A complaint has been filed to the Governor demanding the dismissal of the Vice Chancellor of Cusat for allegedly failing to provide security in the stampede during the Tech Fest at Cusat campus in which four people died. The Save University Campaign Committee has filed a complaint to Governor Arif Muhammad Khan in this regard.

12:04 PM: CPM local leader arrested in POCSO case in Cherpulassery

CPM local leader K Ahmed Kabir was arrested in the POCSO case in Cherpulassery. The arrest was made on the complaint of the 16-year-old

11:41 AM: Oxygen plant explodes in Kozhencherry district hospital

An explosion occurred in the oxygen plant at Kozhencherry district hospital in Pathanamthitta. The initial assessment suggests that a cylinder in the plant exploded. Fortunately, no injuries were reported in the incident.

11:10 AM: Dairy farmer committed suicide in Kannur

A dairy farmer committed suicide in Kannichar, Kannur. Albert (68), a native of Kolakkad, was found hanging. His family members said that there was a liability of Rs 2 lakh in the Kerala Co-operative Bank. In this regard, a follow-up notice was received from the bank on November 18.

10:50 AM: Old woman dies without getting treatment in Thrissur

An old tribal woman died without getting treatment in Thrissur. The deceased was identified as Kamalamma.

10:12 AM: Revenue minister seeks reports over soil mining in Mattapally

The soil mining continues in Mattappally, even after protests from the residents. The Kerala Revenue Minister K Rajan has sought reports from the district collector over the issue

9:55 AM: Sabarimala temple decorated for Thrikarthika celebration

Sabarimala temple has been decorated with lights and lamps on the occasion of Thrikarthika. The authorities said that all arrangements has been completed for Karthika Deepam celebrations

9:20 AM: 42 kg ganja seized from a pickup van in Palakkad

About 42 kg of ganja, which was kept in a secret compartment above the driver's cabin of a pickup van was seized by the officers of the State Squad, Palakkad Special Squad Inspector Anikumar, and his team. The accused, Naushad, a native of Malappuram AR Nagar, has been arrested.

8:49 AM: CUSAT Stampede: Condition of 2 students remains critical

The condition of two students who were injured in the CUAT tragedy remains critical. Gitanjali from Alappuzha and Sheeba from Malappuram are still seeking treatment in the emergency department of  Aster Medicity.

8:44 AM: Police files case against mass beating during sub-district school kalolsavam in Mannarkkad

Palakkad: The police have registered a case on the complaint filed by the organizing committee regarding the clash during the closing ceremony of the Mannarkkad sub-district arts festival on Sunday. The teachers and students of the two schools are listed on the charge sheet.

8:28 AM: Nava Kerala Sadas to continue in Malappuram today

The Nava Kerala Sadas will continue in Malappuram district today. The morning meeting will start at 9 a.m. in Tirur. The Chief Minister will meet the press after the meeting. The first event is at Ponnani around 11 am, Tavanur at 3 pm, and Tirur at 4.30 pm.

8:20 AM: Low pressure likely to form over Bay of Bengal; IMD issues warning   

 The India Meteorological Department has warned that a new low pressure will form in the state today and within two days, this low pressure will become an extreme low pressure. The IMD also informed that there is a possibility of moderate or heavy rain with thunder and lightning in Kerala for the next 5 days.

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