Mysuru tense as BJP workers go on rampage over death of party worker

Mysuru tense as BJP workers go on rampage over death of party worker

Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-03-14 14:26 Bengaluru/Mysuru: Bandh in Mysuru took a violent turn when BJP workers resorted to vandalism over an alleged murder of RSS leader in Mysuru on Monday. They pelted stones on buses and other vehicles and burnt tyres on roads. Not just that, they also ransacked shops in Devaraja Market and in surrounding areas forcing the business establishments to down the shutters.Kyathamaranahalli resident, Raju (32) was hacked to death by a group of miscreants over a trivial issue of installing a deity in a temple. According to the police, on Sunday, Raju and his friend were having tea at a shop in Kyathamaranahalli when a group of miscreants – on a two-wheeler – attacked Raju with lethal weapons. As he lay with grievous cuts, the attackers fled from the scene. Raju was rushed to a hospital where he breathed his last owing to severe blood loss. Police suspect rivalry between Raju and the other group could have led to his murder.Mysuru city police commissioner B Dayananda has deployed police forces at sensitive areas of Udayagiri and Kytamaranahalli. Udayagiri inspector is investigating the incident.Meanwhile, Home Minister G Parameshwar told mediapersons in Bengaluru that the case has been handed over to CCB police and culprits will be brought to book.MP Pratap Simha has blamed the state government for failing to ensure law and order in the city and has demanded speedy justice.