Unidentified man’s body found in Hemavathi river

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HASSAN: The body of an unidentified man was found floating in the Hemavathi river at Shettihalli village in the taluk on Monday.

The body was found floating in the river water.

Some villagers had cast a net to catch fish and the body of the man got caught in the net, which they left in the water. The deceased seems to be 35-40 years old. A rope was tied to the waist, indicating that he may have been murdered and the body weighed down with a stone.

The Gorur police have registered a case and taken up investigation.

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