Karwar, 24 Apr 2019 [Fik/News Sources]: After the polling for Lok Sabha election ended on Tuesday April 23, two groups of a same community fought with each other at Sirsi town at night. On Wednesday morning, the body of a person was found at the spot where the fight took place the previous day.
The mortal remains of the young man was found lying in an open area at Kasturba Nagar in Sirsi. His identity has been given as Assalam Babajan (22).
On Tuesday night, two factions of a community had a friction. During this incident, vice president of BJP minority Morcha, Aneef Tahsildar, was stabbed with a knife. The police had immediately rushed there and brought the situation under control. Injured Aneef was sent to Mangaluru for advanced treatment.
On Wednesday morning, Assalam was found murdered at the same spot. The police suspect that he was hit in the head with a rod and then stabbed. An iron rod was also found from the spot.
Relating to the murder, a complaint was registered in Market police station, Sirsi.