A Bajrang Dal volunteer was hacked to death in broad daylight in Karnataka's Mangaluru on Wednesday. The police acting swiftly nabbed four persons in conection with the murder after a chase.
Police commissioner Mangaluru said, "We have arrested four persons in connection to the murder. The motive of attack yet unknown. We are questioning them."
The four arrested have been Mulki Naushad, Rizwan, Pinky Nawaz and Nirshaan arrested.
The deceased Bajrang Dal volunteer has been identified as Deepak, 32. Police said he worked as a sales executive.
According to police, Deepak on Wednesday morning was going to office when four criminals attacked him with sharp weapons.
A few hours after the killing Bajrang Dal claimed the deceased to be their volunteer. “He was member of our social media team.”
BJP MP Shobha Karandalaje on Twitter wrote, “One more Hindu hacked to death near Mangaluru.No value for a Hindu's life.Jihadi forces operating without any fear. Where are you Mr CM.”
One more Hindu hacked to death near Mangaluru.No value for a Hindu's life.Jihadi forces operating without any fear.Where are you Mr CM @siddaramaiah?— Shobha Karandlaje (@ShobhaBJP) January 3, 2018
Karnataka Government has beefed up security in Mangaluru after BJP announced to take out funeral procession of Deepak on Thursday.