Bangalore, April 18: National Commission for Minorities vice-chairman Dr. H.T. Sangliana was involved in an accident on Thursday (April 18) afternoon. The accident took place in New Town Yelahanka, near the airport. The car in which Sangliana was travelling was hit by a mini-bus. Sangliana has been seriously injured and has been shifted to Lakshmi Venkateshwara Hospital. Sangliana joined Indian Police Service in 1967 and retired as Director General of Police on 1st July, 2003. He served as Deputy Commissioner of Police, Special Commissioner of Police and subsequently as Commissioner of Police in Bangalore city. He also served as Superintendent of Police in as many as 6 Districts in Karnataka state. Sangliana was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Bangalore North constituency of Karnataka from the BJP, but lost the election for 15th Lok Sabha from the same seat but as a member of the Indian National Congress political party.
By Express News Service - BANGALORE
13th April 2013 11:05 AM
The Federation of Konkani Catholic Associations has “strongly and forcefully” demanded an investigation into Father K J Thomas’ murder by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as the murder involves “inter-state ramifications.”
In an official statement, the Federation has expressed shock over the killing of “a mild, soft-spoken and harmless elderly priest.” It also finds the involvement of language groups or thieves suspicious, as suggested by initial investigations and newspaper reports.
GCIC is shocked and deeply saddened by the brutal murder of Very Rev. Fr. K.J. Thomas, Rector of St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore in the early hours of 1st April.
The attackers killed Fr. K.J. Thomas hitting him in the face and head with a brick. Motive and identity of the killers still unknown.