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Karnataka: School principal hacked to death in Bengaluru


Bengaluru, Oct 15: At least four people barged into Havanur Public School, located in Bengaluru's Agrahara Sasarahalli area, and killed the school principal on Sunday.

Karnataka: School principal hacked to death in Bengaluru

Victim Ranganath (60) was conducting a special class on a Sunday for 10th Standard students at Havanur Public School when a gang of six members came barging into the classroom and murdered him.

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One of the gang members was nabbed later from Mahalaxmi Layout area here, based on a tip off. The man suffered a leg injury when police fired at him after he attacked them. He was later taken to a hospital and treated. A case has been registered.

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Police suspect a land dispute relating to the school building to be the reason behind the killing.

(With PTI inputs)

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