"Very sorry. We will be on your side," CM Siddaramaiah to slain student's father

01:53 PM Apr 23, 2024 | PTI |

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday spoke to father of slain student Neha Hiremath over phone and expressed “sorry” over his daughter’s killing, and assured that “we will be on your side”.


The Chief Minister also informed Niranjan Hiremath, who is also a Congress councillor of Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation, about the government’s decision to hand over the murder case to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and setting up a special court to fast-track trial.

“Niranjan…very sorry. We will be on your side,” Siddaramaiah told Hiremath over the phone call during state’s Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister H K Patil’s visit to Hiremath’s house here.


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