Kalaburagi BJP worker murder case: Police arrest three, detain minor

Kalaburagi, Mar 5 (IANS): The Karnataka Police on Tuesday arrested three persons and detained a minor in the murder case of Girish Chakra, a BJP worker in Kalaburagi district.

The accused were identified as Sachin Kirasavalagi, Vishwanatha a.k.a Kumya and Prajwal.

The three men and the minor had hacked to death Girish Chakra on February 29 in Gangapura police station limits.

Girish Chakra, was the right-hand man of BJP MP Dr. Umesh Jadhav from Kalaburagi. According to the police, Chakra was killed after being invited to a felicitation party by friends at a farm last week. He had been appointed as the Director of the BSNL Advisory Committee by MP Umesh Jadhav. The assailants threw chili powder into his eyes before hacking him to death, the police had said.

Girish Chakra

The family had suspected it to be a case of 'supari (contract)' killing.

The development had stirred a controversy in the state as the Karnataka unit of BJP pointed fingers at Minister of RDPR, IT and BT Priyank Kharge.

Karnataka BJP has alleged that the incidents of murders and extortion in Kalaburagi district have increased after Minister for RDPR, IT, and BT Priyank Kharge took over as the District in-charge Minister of Kalaburagi.

“He is directly responsible for the current situation in Kalaburagi,” the BJP said.






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  • Rita, Germany

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    It shows how dangerous to join certain political Party.Be careful.This murder is like mafia methods.So be careful by your joining Political Party.May his soul rest in peace.Be careful when you are invited to a Party in a area away from living area.Accused one should get life time term in jail

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  • Jossy Tauro, Mangalore

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    Now where Andhbhakts and their leaders like Choba,,Kamath,Nalin,Bharath ,CT,Kal ladka,Mutalik,.

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  • Prakash, Manipal

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    looks like a clean case of arrogance, personal cheating and jealousy based hatred behind the culling of the guy... method used is akin to revenge killings in the underworld... Time and again such incidents will haunt us but people will never humble down....

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    luckily no one is there from the minority community.

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  • Yogi, Mangalore

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    We may need your comments with a sense of urgency when someone from minority is involved.

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Tue, Mar 05 2024

    why do you look for minorities in all criminal acts ...

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