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Karnataka HC takes up suo motu case based on media reports

Posted on Nov 21, 10:25PM | UNI

The Karnataka High Court today served notices to the city and state police after taking up a suo motu case of murder of an RTI activist yesterday.

A Division Bench, headed by chief justice Vikramajit Sen, ordered the issue of notices and appointed senior counsel Hazmath Pasha as amicus curiae to assist the court in the matter based on the newspaper reports.

Unidentified assailants had brutally hacked Lingaraju (40), an RTI activist and whistle-blower, in front of his house in Vittal Nagar in the presence of his wife early yesterday morning. He died in a hospital later.