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BJP councillor Srinivas Prasad hacked to death near Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Mar 14, 2017, DHNS, PTI: 11:40 IST
Srinivas Prasad

Srinivas Prasad

A BJP leader, Srinivas Prasad known as Kithaganahalli Vasu (45), was hacked to death on Tuesday morning by unidentified assailants in Bengaluru rural district.

He was a member of Bommasandra Municipal council. Srinivas Prasad received call around 5 am in the morning and left home in his car at 5.30 am.

Suspects accosted and stoned his vehicle at truck terminus on Hosur Road. Assailants pulled him out of the car and attacked him with lethal weapons. He succumbed to injuries on the spot at 5.45 am.

Highway patrol staff alerted police who in turn informed family members. Political rivalry is suspected. His wife Shailaja is a Zilla Panchayath member.

He was a contender for a BJP ticket from Anekal assembly constituency. He is survived by wife, a daughter ( 5) and a son (9).

On October 16, an RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru, which triggered massive protests by BJP and RSS workers.

Reacting to the incident, RSS Media Coordinator for Karnataka, Rajesh Padmar said the state government should take strong steps to stop such politically-motivated killings.

He also demanded an immediate and an impartial probe into it. "In the last two years, more than 10 RSS-VHP-BJP activists have been killed.It is a dangerous development in a democratic set-up," Padmar said.

He also said that the deceased was a soft-spoken person and has no criminal cases against him.


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