Argument during survey of a land lead to Tehsildar’s death by stabbing

  • | Friday | 10th July, 2020

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa condemned the incident, and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the bereaved family and a government job to one of the family members.

The Tahsildar of Bangarpet taluk in Kolar district succumbed to injuries after he was allegedly stabbed by a retired headmaster during a survey of land on Thursday evening.

According to police, the incident occurred when tahsildar Chandramaulishwara (54) had gone to Toppanahalli village in Bangarpet Taluk in Kolar to survey a piece of land.

According to Superintendent of Police of Kolar Gold Fields (KGF), Sujeetha Salman, there was a dispute between surveyor Rama Murthy and the retired headmaster Venkatachalapathi over ownership of the land.

“The two were involved in a heated argument and Chandramaulishwara tried to intervene. This time, Venkatachalapathi lost his cool and stabbed the Tahsildar to death,” police said.

Tahsildar was immediately rushed to a hospital in an ambulance but succumbed to the injuries on the way, police added.

Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa condemned the incident and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 25 lakh to the bereaved family and a government job to one of the family members.



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