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Udupi: Court issues notice to produce Nejaru murder accused for case hearing

09:49 AM Mar 01, 2024 | Team Udayavani |

Udupi: The Second Additional District and Sessions Court of Udupi has issued a notice to Parappana Agrahara jail authorities to produce Praveen Chowgule, the accused of murdering four members of a family in Nejaru, for the case hearing on March 7.

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Chowgule is currently lodged at Bengaluru’s Parappa Agrahara jail.

Chowgule was arrested within two days of committing the brutal murder on November 12 last year, and has been in judicial custody since then.

Earlier in February this year, police had filed the chargesheet in the case. Police cited his ‚Äúpossessiveness‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúproblems in their relationship‚ÄĚ as his motives for allegedly attacking Aynaz Mohammed (21), a trainee air hostess, who had earlier worked with him.

Police cited his ‚Äúpossessiveness‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúproblems in their relationship‚ÄĚ as his motives for allegedly attacking her.

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Aynaz’s mother Haseena (47), elder sister Afnan (23), and brother Aseem (14) were the other victims.

Police said that they were in the house when Chowgule came to attack Aynaz and were also allegedly stabbed to death by the accused.

Haseena’s mother-in-law, Hakira, was also attacked but survived after locking herself in the toilet.

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