Bagalkot: A 35-year old Congress worker was
brutally murdered by some persons in a village in Bagalkot
district of Karnataka on Tuesday, police said.
Hanumantha Chattaragi Ganagir, who was a cane supervisor in
Baragandi Sugar Factory owned by Congress MLC SR Patil, was
waylaid and fatally assaulted at Nayanegali by some persons
with whom he was involved in a petty quarrel, Superintendent
of Police Ishwarachandra Vidyasagar told PTI.
Police, who rushed to the village, apprehended some of the
culprits and a hunt was on for some others, he said adding
police pickets had been posted to monitor the situation.