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A case of ’accidental’ firing during wild boar hunting ; 4 arrested

A case of ’accidental’ firing during wild boar hunting ; 4 arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, Dec 4, 2015 :  Police who are investigating the case of suspicious death of Budda Naik (57) who  reportedly died in a case of accidental firing while on a wild boar hunting expedition with his friends at a place called Natti, have arrested four persons in connection with the incident. The arrests were made  near Maani Junction by a police team led by  Vittal SI Prakash Devadiga.

Case of ’accidental’ firing during wild boar hunting ; 4 arrested

All the four accused named Sunder Gowda (32), Satish Gowda (35), Chidananda Gowda (30) and Venkappa Gowda (49) to whom the double barrelled gun  belonged to, have been produced before the court on December 3, Thursday. They have been remanded to judicial custody till December 17. It is said of the four, Satish Gowda had accidentally fired at Budda Naik in the dark   after suspecting some movement and thinking that it might be the wild boar.

No sooner the incident took place, the four had passed on the information to Shashidhar, the son of Budda Naik and later  fled the place after taking the body home.

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Harish Shetty, Mangalore Fri, December-4-2015, 12:00

On hearing the story told by the friends about shooting a wild boar itself proves there is some Foul play. If they where true what was the need to escape from the police?

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