Row over land led to Somwarpet double murder

Police have arrested three persons on Wednesday in connection with the double murder in Somwarpet which took place on Tuesday.

Kavitha (45) and her daughter as Jagashri (17) were found dead at their farm in Doddamalthu village on Tuesday.

One of the arrested was constructing a house and the road to the house was located in the farm belonging to Kavitha.

Following the dispute, a case was registered by both the parties in the police station seven years ago. A court case was also filed. Both the parties engaged in rift often, according to the residents of the local villages.

The accused used the road passing through the farm, to transport construction materials. When Kavitha, the owner of the land, locked the gates, the accused would break the locks and this would aggravate the differences between them, the police said.

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