JD-S worker killed in Karnataka over 'personal rivalry'
The JD-S worker was also a former Zilla Panchayat (ZP) member of the district, the police officer said. A hunt was on to nab the accused, he added
A Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) worker H. Prakash was killed by four assailants due to alleged personal rivalry in Karnataka's Maddur town in Mandya district, police said on Monday.
"Prakash, 50, was attacked by four men with a machete on Monday evening due to suspected personal rivalries. He succumbed to his injuries," Maddur police station sub-inspector Kumara told IANS from Mandya district, about 100km southwest from Bengaluru.
The JD-S worker was also a former Zilla Panchayat (ZP) member of the district, the police officer said. A hunt was on to nab the accused, he added.
Chief Minister and JD-S leader H.D. Kumaraswamy expressed shock over the party activist's death. "Prakash was a loyal party worker. The district police have been directed to take steps to arrest the accused," a statement from Kumaraswamy's office said on Monday night.
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.comSubscribe