Karnataka: Priest poses as MLA’s gunman; held | Bengaluru News – Times of India


BENGALURU: Upparpet police have arrested a 30-year-old priest, who posed as a legislator’s gunman and allegedly cheated a government job aspirant.
Narayan Ramachandra Hegde is a resident of Malalgaon near Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district.
The victim from Davanagere had recently befriended Hegde on Facebook. Promising to get him a gardener’s job in the horticulture department, Hegde demanded Rs 30,000 from the complainant. The victim paid him a portion of the money. When he realised that Hedge had switched off his phone and gone missing, he approached police.
Driver bludgeoned to death
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A gang of bike-borne miscreants bludgeoned a 35-year-old canter driver to death at Vittasandra Circle near Electronics City on Monday. The deceased is Syed Afzal from Shikari Palya. Police suspect financial dispute resulted in the murder. At 6.30 pm, Afzal was standing at the circle when the gang smashed his head.



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