Malpe, Apr 29 2019: A man who attempted to kill a young man who was sleeping on the sea shore here with a wooden club, was hacked to death with the same weapon by some assailants near the Vitobha Bhajana Mandir at Malpe Kola at around midnight on Saturday.
The deceased is Guruvelu (35), a resident of Hyderabad. Amith of Malpe Kola who sustained serious injuries following an attack by Guruvelu has been admitted to a private hospital in Udupi.
It is said on April 27 night Amith and Karthik Salian were sleeping on the shores when Guruvelu attacked him. Seeing this some people rushed to the spot grabbed the wooden club from Guruvelu’s hands and attacked him.
A critically injured Guruvelu had later managed to knock the doors of the house of Girish Maindan of Kola and collapsed to death.
The exact motive behind the murder attempt of Amith and the murder of Guruvelu is not known.
Further investigations are in progress.