Woman found dead in canal, probe on

Mar 26, 2018

HASSAN: A 22-year-old woman was found murdered in a canal in Kalkere village under Hassan Rural police limits on Friday morning. The body has been handed over to the victim’s parents after postmortem.
The victim is Shashikala (22) a resident of Hagare village of Beluru taluk. She was the daughter of Lakshaiah and was working in a private hospital in Hassan.

According to sources, she was engaged a year ago with a youth of Pura village of Beluru taluk. On Thursday she had gone out with her fiancé and did not return even by Friday morning. Her parents then lodged a complaint with the Hassan rural police.

Kalkere villagers found the body in a canal and informed police, who confirmed that the body was that of the missing Shashikala.

Hassan SP Rahul Kumar Shahapurwad confirmed to TOI that it was a murder. “The investigation is on. We have detained some persons and are questioning them to find the motive behind the murder,” he said.