Corporator arrested for murder of RTI activist

A corporator of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (City corporation) in connection with the murder of RTI activist Lingaraju, a top police official said.

Bangalore: A corporator of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (City corporation) in connection with the murder of RTI activist Lingaraju, a top police official said.

"The corporator from Azadnagar, Gowramma, who is an accused in the murder was arrested from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu by a four-member team of Chamarajpet police station", Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Division) H S Revanna said.

Lingaraju, an RTI activist was hacked to death by some uunidentified persons last month allegedly at the behest of Gowrammma and her husband Govindaraju against whom the deceased had filed a complaint before the Lokayukta Court for possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.

PTI

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