Corporator arrested for RTI activist's murder

  • PTI, Bangalore
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  • Updated: Dec 12, 2012 22:49 IST

A corporator of Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (City corporation) has been arrested in connection with a murder of RTI activist, a top police official said today.

"The corporator from Azadnagar, Gowramma, who is an accused in the murder was arrested from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu by a four-member team of Chamarajpet police station", Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Division) H S Revanna told PTI .

Lingaraju, an RTI activist was hacked to death by some unidentified persons last month allegedly at the behest of Gowrammma and her husband Govindaraju against whom the deceased had filed a complaint before the Lokayukta Court for possessing assets disproportionate to their known sources of income.


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