Youth stabbed to death after throwing chilly powde

A youth was stabbed to death allegedly by his friends for a trivial issue after throwing chilly powder on his eyes, near the private bus stand in the town on Friday midnight. The victim has been identified as Dayanath Khan (20). The accused have been identified as his friends Lohith and Hemanth. On Friday night, three of his friends took Dayanath Khan from his home for a party. After taking him to the field near the bus stand, they quarreled with him. When the squabble went out of control, the accused have thrown chilly powder on Khan’s eyes and stabbed him to death.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Market
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Market Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

Honnali police arrested two accused in the incident and registered a case.

Investigating agency State police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 14, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Causal factors
  • Inter-religious marriage / elopement / affair
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Dayanath Khan
    Name of Perpetrator Lohith and Hemanth.
    State Karnataka
    District/City Shimoga
    Party In Power / Incidents JDS - Janata Dal (Secular)
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