BJP youth leader’s murder case, seeing the plight of the family, the Karnataka government canceled the anniversary celebrations

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Karnataka News: Amid massive protests against the killing of BJP Yuva Morcha member Praveen Kumar Nettari in Dakshina Kannada district, the Karnataka government canceled its first anniversary celebrations at Vidhana Soudha and Janotsav in Doddaballapur. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai made this announcement in a press conference convened at his RT Nagar residence in Bengaluru late on Wednesday night. The decision was taken during an emergency meeting of the chief minister with party state president Nalin Kumar and other cabinet colleagues.

Seeing the plight of the family of the deceased leader, the CM took this decision

Chief Minister Bommai said that I took the decision in view of the plight of the family of the deceased leader. My conscience did not allow me to proceed with the celebrations on seeing the bereaved mother and wife. This decision has not been taken under any pressure. Bommai said he would address a press conference at the venue. There is pain and tension in the city after Praveen’s murder. Necessary directions have been given to the police till late night.

CM apologizes to lakhs of workers

He said that I apologize to the lakhs of workers who were ready to participate in the huge conference organized in the neighboring city of Doddaballapur in Bengaluru. It was a platform to showcase the strength of the party in the surrounding districts, but I have canceled the function. Significantly, the murder of a leader of Yuva Morcha in Karnataka has created a stir. The incident took place at Bellare in Sulia area of ​​Dakshina Kannada district. Leader Praveen Nettaru used to run his shop in Bellare area. He was attacked by unidentified miscreants riding a bike when he was returning home after closing the shop. Praveen Nettaru was brutally murdered late in the evening on Tuesday; 26 July in Sulia taluka of the district.

Hindu organizations had called off

BJP workers protested against this murder outside Puttur Hospital till late night and demanded justice for Praveen. At the same time, a bandh was called in Sulia and Puttur in protest against this murder by Hindu organizations. After the murder, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai expressed deep condolences to the family members of the BJP leader and assured that justice would be done in the matter soon. Bommai tweeted that the brutal murder of our party worker Pravin Nettaru from Dakshina Kannada district is condemnable. Those involved in such heinous crime will be arrested soon and punished under the law. May Praveen’s soul rest in peace, may God give strength to his family to bear this pain.

Police engaged in investigation

Bellary Police is investigating the matter. Initially, it is learned that the attackers on the bike were not local people. According to the police, the killers had come in a Kerala registration vehicle. The police suspect that after carrying out this heinous incident, they fled towards Kasaragod in Kerala. Police has formed a special team to find the killers. The police suspect that it could also be a revenge murder.

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