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BJP councillor Srinivas Prasad hacked to death near Bengaluru

On October 16, an RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru, which triggered massive protests by BJP and RSS workers.

Published: 14th March 2017 11:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th March 2017 03:52 PM   |  A+A-

The spot where BJP leader from Bommasandra, Srinivas Prasad was hacked to death by unidentified assailants early Tuesday in near Bengaluru | EPS

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: A local BJP leader was hacked to death near Hebbagodi in Anekal taluk early Tuesday by a gang of unidentified car-borne men. He was out on his morning walk at 5 am and died on the spot, in what police suspect to be political rivalry.
 

Srinivas Prasad | EPS

The deceased, Srinivas Prasad, also known as Kittaganahalli Vasu, (42) was a Dalit leader and BJP member of Bommasandra town municipal council. His wife Shailaja is a member of Bengaluru Urban zilla panchayat and the family resides at Kittaganahalli near Anekal.

Kittaganahalli Srinivas’ supporters staged a protest to condemn the attack and blocked Hosur main road. Police resorted to mild caning to disperse the supporters, and have formed two teams to nab the accused.

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