Mangaluru: All the accused in the murder case of Shivaraj Karkera have been acquitted by the Chief district and sessions court of the city.
Shivaraj Karkera, a resident of Tannirbhavi was killed four years ago.
Justice Ravindra M Joshi of district chief and sessions court acquitted all accused as the prosecution failed to prove the accusation.
On January 22, 2018, Shivaraj, who was sleeping on the terrace of the house, was hacked to death with lethal weapons by a gang.
The police had then arrested Aneesh, Vitraj, Sunil, Mallesha, Dheeraj, Jeevan, Sathish, Vikram, Ajay, Suman and Manoj whoe were accused of killing Shivaraj due to some old enmity. They had information that Shivaraj was sleeping on the terrace of the house.
Following the arrest, the Panambur police had filed a charge sheet against all the 11 accused.