Beltangady: Accused undertrial, who killed grandmother, dies due to illness

Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (MS)

Beltangady, Jun 8: An undertrial prisoner, who had killed his grandmother with a wooden log in July 2022 at Kerekodi in Belalu village, died due to illness on Wednesday June 7.

The deceased is identified as Ashoka Gowda (35), a resident of Kanarpa Mane of Kadirudyavara village. He had killed his grandmother Akku Gowda (85) and looted her gold ornaments before escaping.

Police arrested Ashoka and filed a case against him at Dharmasthala police station.

Ashoka was an alcoholic and also had other vices. He was mentally sick for the same reason. He had gone to his grandmother’s house and killed her for the sake of the gold ornaments she was wearing. When the family members returned home in the evening, the heinous act came to light.

Ashoka Gowda was suffering from diabetes and Tuberculosis. He was admitted to Wenlock hospital for higher treatment. However, he died on Wednesday.





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  • Rita, Germany

    Thu, Jun 08 2023

    Killing own grandma ,for the sake of gold ,money is not to Parden .Why kill instead could ask.Now that too didnt help.Now God too was not pleased with his sin.Died with lot of diseases.One comes in contact with alcohol is lost forever for relatives ,self too.sad .Early death.May his soul rest in peace.

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  • Marol, Udupi

    Thu, Jun 08 2023

    We ourselves are not permanent here. Why should we destroy others and commit sins??? Why can't we lead a good life and go to heaven. Thank you and God bless each and every one of us.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Thu, Jun 08 2023

    just by headlines could make out that this fellow is sanskari....there is one languishing in jail also Praveen vamanjoor killed his own aunt...for same gold...

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  • Anand, Surathkal

    Thu, Jun 08 2023

    Never RIP.

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    Thu, Jun 08 2023

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