One more death in Bengaluru over Cauvery row

The deceased is identified as Kumar (29), a resident of Hegganahalli and a native of Kunigal.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published:September 13, 2016 4:05 pm
A vehicle from Tamil Nadu in flames after it was torched by pro-Kannada activists during a protest over Cauvery water row, in Bengaluru on Monday (PTI Photo) A vehicle from Tamil Nadu in flames after it was torched by pro-Kannada activists during a protest over Cauvery water row, in Bengaluru on Monday (PTI Photo)

Another person who received multiple fractures after he accidentally slipped and fell from third floor of a building at Hegganahalli in North Bengaluru in a bid to escape from police lathi charge on Monday night succumbed on Tuesday afternoon.

The deceased is identified as Kumar (29), a resident of Hegganahalli and a native of Kunigal.

The deceased was working in a gas agency in the city for the last couple of years.

According to police, Kumar slipped and fell from the third floor of a building when police chased him in order to clamp the vandals at Heggana Halli, North Bangalore. He was returning home when the incident happened. The police were lathi charging the people after they opened fire at mob and he was also chased. In a bid to escape from police he reached a third floor of the building around 9.30 pm on Monday and fallen. He rushed to Lakshmi Multispeciality hospital in Sunkadakatte area for treatment, where succumbed around 2 pm on Wednesday.

This accounts the second death related to Monday’s Violence that broke over Cauvery issue compounded with violent attacks on Kannadigas in Tamil Nadu.