Two RTI activists killed in Karnataka in separate incidents within week
Two Right to Information (RTI) activists have been killed in separate incidents within a week in Karnataka.
While T Shridhar (40) was attacked with iron rods and bricks by a group of assailants on Thursday, July 15, in Harapanahalli town in Vijayanagara district, Venkatesh S (43), a resident of Tavarekere, was attacked on the same day in Bengaluru. Shridhar was rushed to the hospital, however, he succumbed to his injuries on Thursday. Whereas, Venkatesh passed away on Sunday….
While the investigation into the case is ongoing, a senior police officer from Tavarekere police station told indianexpress.com, that by preliminary investigation, it looks like “a revenge attack”….