VIJAYAPURA: A man was brutally murdered with a weapon by some unidentified persons at Attalakatti village of Vijayanagar taluk late on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Raju Garudkara. The police inspected the crime scene, but have not been able to establish the motive for the murder so far. The incident occuured in Vijaypura Rural police station limits.
A relative of Raju said, “The place where he was murdered is a desolate area. There are no proper streetlights on that road and people are hesitant to use it. People have no protection for their lives in such area. The district administration and the Superintendent of police should take up measures such as providing street lights, installing CCTV cameras, increasing police patrolling and other infrastructure”, he said.
Further, he said, “Ravi lived in a small tent house and sometimes, we would stay over at our workshop at night as moving on the lonely stretch was dangerour. Raju murdered by some drunk people. No other villagers of Attalakatti should face such a situation”.