RSS worker hacked to death by two motorcycle-borne men in Bengaluru

He was knocked down from the bike and then attacked with a lethal weapon.

By: PTI | Bengaluru | Updated: October 26, 2016 1:05 pm
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An RSS worker was hacked to death today by two motorcyle-borne men on an arterial road in Bengaluru, police said. The incident took place on Kamaraja Road when Rudresh was returning home on a bike after attending a RSS meeting at a nearby area, they said.

Rudresh, a realtor, was first knocked down from his bike and then attacked by the duo with a lethal weapon, police said. The attackers managed to escape despite some members of the public giving chase, they said.

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Rudresh was rushed to Bowring Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, police said. Police said they suspected that personal rivalry could be the reason behind the murder.

However, RSS city spokesperson Rajesh Padmar alleged that it was a continuation of an ‘organised elimination’ of the organisation’s workers.

“This is just continuation of an organised elimination of our workers. Such an attempt was made also against a RSS worker sometime back here. Hence we suspect it is nothing but continuation of killing and targeting our workers,” he said. Padmar said RSS would stage a protest here tomorrow against the murder.

Former Chief Minister and State BJP President B S Yeddyurappa said the incident and the assailants’ escape “is a telling comment on the law and order situation in the state.” He said the murder was a litmus test for the government “to demonstrate its seriousness, sincerity and will in nabbing the killers and taking the issue to its logical end.” He alleged that in recent attacks on two RSS workers, the two men arrested were released on bail within a few hours. “In the earlier two instances, government failed. I demand home minister Dr G Parameshwar come clean on this issue,” he added.

He warned that BJP would launch an agitation to mount pressure on the government over the issue of attacks on RSS swayamsevaks and BJP workers.

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  1. A
    Oct 17, 2016 at 10:40 am
    Don't tell Hindu Hindu 90 % Hindu don't like RSS and BJP policy. Last parliament election people given vote for development. We understand the flash promise from feku and company with chaddi gang. .chaddi gang can't destro indian culture. dian people need development. Not a gundgiri. Chaddi gang nothing in front of India citizens.
    1. Ashish Biswas
      Oct 17, 2016 at 8:41 am
      BJP is the sole inheritor of this country.
      1. C
        Champa Bai
        Oct 17, 2016 at 6:24 am
        why no media news now....why no award wapsi.....why no intolerance debate??????? had it been a dalit or a minority.......all these sickulars wud have visited his home by now for photo sessions and blamed modi
        1. M
          Oct 17, 2016 at 6:14 am
          In the last fifty years, nearly 600 RSS workers have been murdered all over India, especially, in South India the numbers are large. Indian Media is at least reporting their murders this time. For years, their murders went unreported. If one worker of a Muslim political or cultural outfit is murdered, there will be a huge "Award Wapsi" movement, backed by a very co-operative and "concerned" media. Digvijay Singh and Mani Shankar Ayyar and Kejriwaal will be issuing many statements, blaming Modi. Over murders of RSS and BJP workers they will remain SILENT. No freedom of speech or ociatioin for RSS ???
          1. L
            L bhadrapati Devi
            Oct 17, 2016 at 6:02 am
            Such gruesome murder of RSS members shows that terrors outfits and opposition are hand in glove to eliminate patriots.
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