Beltangady: Accused in acid attack case acquitted by court after 29 years

Daijiworld Media Network – Beltangady (MS)

Beltangady, Feb 20: In a significant development, the court has acquitted Shankara Gowda, also known as Veerappa Gowda, in connection with an acid attack that occurred on September 27, 1995.

Shankara Gowda was residing in a rented house owned by Ganesh Prabhu, son of Manjunatha Prabhu, a resident of Ujire. Reports suggest that Shankara Gowda's wife used to perform household work at Ganesh Prabhu's residence. It is alleged that Shankara Gowda threw acid on Ganesh Prabhu following the removal of his wife from her duties by Ganesh Prabhu.

Subsequently, the police arrested Shankara Gowda and presented him in court. After a lengthy trial involving witness testimonies, the court has acquitted the accused, Shankara Gowda, in this case.





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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Tue, Feb 20 2024

    what more can be expected in third world highly corrupt countreis..i remember a man in uttar pradesh languished 38 years in jail for a petty theft the sentence for which is maximum six people will ask me to go to other they cannot digest the fact.

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  • Prakash, Manipal

    Tue, Feb 20 2024

    Justice delayed is justice twisted n ultimately denied... Such cases must be disposed off with conclusion within a short time... Long 30 years may have seen most witnesses either moved from the locality or left for heavenly abode...

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Tue, Feb 20 2024

    After 29 years he is already on the other side of the hill ...

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