A Hindutva face of the locality, BJP youth leader and councillor was today hacked to death by unidentified assailants at Anekal in Bengaluru rural district, police said.
“BJP councillor and Dalit leader Srinivas Prasad (38), popularly known as Kithaganahalli Vasu, was stabbed with sharp weapons around 5 AM,” Bengaluru Rural Superintendent of Police Vinit Singh told PTI over telephone.
On the motive behind the crime, Singh said, “It is too early to comment on it as we are investigating the case.”
But, the hacking style was similar to the ISIS mode as they use machetes, knives or sharp weapons to kill any person.
On October 16, an RSS worker was hacked to death in Bengaluru, which triggered massive protests by BJP and RSS workers. That murder was linked to some Jihadi groups as revealed.
Reacting to the incident, RSS Media Coordinator for Karnataka, Rajesh Padmar said the state government should take strong steps to stop such politically-motivated killings.
He also demanded an immediate and an impartial probe into it.
“In the last two years, more than 10 RSS-VHP-BJP activists have been killed.It is a dangerous development in a democratic set-up,” Padmar said.
He also said that the deceased was a soft-spoken person and has no criminal cases against him.
After Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are both turning as a bastion of anti-Hindu and dangerous Jihadi elements.
Hundreds of Hindu activists and BJP worker and leaders are being killed by the anti-Hindu or Jihadi elements in theses three states, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India.
Investigative agencies id probing whether ‘Srinivas Prasad Murder’ has any connection with the ‘lone wolf’ attack module of IS that has recently busted in Indian northern state Uttar Pradesh.