Mangaluru June 26, 2016: Jyothi Hegde (60), wife of retired police officer Chittaranjan Hegde , a resident of Mulky Karnad lost her life in a hit and run case opposite the Durga Parameshwari Temple on June 24, Friday. The car which fatally knocked down Jyothi had sped forth without stopping.
The mishap took place when Jyothi along with her husband was waiting for the bus after offering pooja at the temple. It is suspected that the car was heading towards the city. Jyothi who sustained serious head injuries had died on the spot.
Police have got no clue regarding the killer vehicle even after inspecting the CCTV footage of the Suratkal toll gate.
The deceased Jyothi has two daughters and a son.