Kalaburagi: In a case of suspected honor killing, a 25-year-old Hindu youth was brutally murdered in the Kalaburagi district on Wednesday night.
The deceased identified as Vijaya Kamble, a resident of Bheema Nagar Layout in Waditown was in love with a woman of a different faith.
A tense situation prevailed in the district after Kamble’s dead body was found near the railway bridge where he was brutally assaulted by miscreants. A profusely bleeding Kamble died on the spot. Police have beefed up security in sensitive and hyper-sensitive pockets of the town to prevent any untoward incident.
According to police, Kamble was in love with a woman belonging to another religion and wanted to marry her but the woman’s family was opposed to their relationship.
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Wadi police have taken up the case for investigation.
With IANS inputs