Karnataka: Stones pelted at BJP MLA's residence, CM orders probe
Hassan, Feb 14 : JD(S) workers on Wednesday pelted stones at the residence of BJP MLA Preetham Gowda here, after an audio recording, purportedly featuring Gowda went viral. One BJP worker got injured in the incident.
Reportedly, Gowda in the clip is telling a man named Santosh that JD(S) supremo Deve Gowda would die soon and Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is unwell and that JD(S) will soon be history.
Reacting on the issue, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said, Mysore IG and Hassan SP briefed me on it. As per info, some followers of Deve Gowda were holding a protest over statements made against him. Some BJP workers provoked them and the incident happened.
I have asked police to probe the matter and take strict action, he asserted.