Woman found dead in canal, probe on
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.