Beltangady: Soldier Krishnappa Gowda's Death a Case of Murder?
Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (VM)
Beltangady, Aug 18: The death of Krishnappa Gowda, the soldier who was allegedly killed in a Pakistan attack at the border, is now suspected be a case of murder.
Hailing from Beltangady, Krishnappa was the son of Channa Gowda, and a non-commissioned officer of the Indian army.
As per reports sent by Kant police station in Ferozepur, Krisnhappa was murdered while on duty.
"Kant police station has sent the FIR reports to Dakshina Kannada police," said, SP Abhishek Goyal.
"Dakshina Kannada police have sent a letter to Kant police asking for details of the investigation. Once the details are out, we will be able to clarify the cause of Krishnappa's death," said Goyal.
Goyal called Krisnhappa's brother to Beltangady police station and a copy of the FIR report was handed to him. Sources said that Krishnappa was attacked from a close range as there was a sharp cut from his neck to his ears.
Krishnappa had been sanctioned leave from August 18, along with military housing facility. Two months back he got married and was in his home town for a month, after which he joined duty again.