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Bengaluru violence: MLA Murthy files complaint against arsonists

He told the police that he approached them only on Friday as he was traumatised by the events. 

Published: 16th August 2020 03:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th August 2020 05:26 PM   |  A+A-

Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy

Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Three days after his house was burnt down by a violent mob, Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy filed a complaint with the DJ Halli police, alleging that his family was the target of a well-planned attack, the aim of which, was to burn his family alive.

He told the police that he approached them only on Friday as he was traumatised by the events. He said in the complaint that valuables, documents, and other belongings were stolen from the house, and pegged the loss at Rs 3 crore. He told the media that his advocate would provide details about the losses and requested the state government to compensate him for the damages.

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