India: BJP leader kidnapped and hacked to death in Bengaluru
The police is looking into the matter and is trying to find the people behind the incident. Photograph: (Twitter)
BJP member Kithaganahalli Vasu was reportedly hacked to death in Bengaluru on Monday. The news came after he was kidnapped by some unidentified assailants.
The news was confirmed by Bengaluru’s Surya City Police Station on Tuesday morning.
Unidentified assailants hacked a BJP member Kithaganahalli Vasu to death in Bengaluru's Surya City Police station limits, this morning. pic.twitter.com/vtEnoPH8ai— ANI (@ANI_news) March 14, 2017
According to reports, Vasu was travelling in his car towards Hosur Road in Bengaluru when the assailants, also travelling in a car, stopped his vehicle, pulled him out of his car and then hacked him to death with machetes.
The police is looking into the matter and is trying to find the people behind the incident.
The murder follows similar incidents in the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.