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.
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.