Jain monk murdered in Karnataka, body cut into pieces, CM Siddaramaiah orders inquiry

Jain Muni murder case: A shocking incident has come to light in a village in Karnataka’s Belagavi district, where body parts of a Jain monk have been recovered from a borewell. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah constituted an investigation team in the wake of the horrific incident and directed officials to thoroughly investigate the matter.

Police gave this information. Body parts were found in a well in Chikodi taluk of the district. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah constituted an investigation team in the wake of the horrific incident and directed officials to thoroughly investigate the matter.

Police said that two people named Narayan Basappa Madi and Hasan Dalayath have been arrested in this connection. Police said that the victim Acharya Shri Kamkumar Nandi Maharaj was living in Nandi Parvat Jain Basadi for the last 15 years.

On July 6, the manager of Basadi Bhimappa Ugare lodged a missing complaint about the Jain monk, the official said. We started investigation and arrested two people. During interrogation, it was found that Muni belonging to Digambar sect of Jainism used to lend money. The suspects are said to have borrowed money from him.

The officer said that when Muni questioned the accused about the money lent, they killed him. Expressing grief over the Jain monk’s death, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said he has directed police officials to thoroughly investigate the matter and ensure that the guilty are punished by the court.

Siddaramaiah said in a statement that ruthless action should be taken against the accused. No one is allowed to take law in their hands, he said. Our officials have intensified the investigation and some people have been detained. I have given instructions that no accused should be spared.
Edited By : Chetan Gour (language)

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