Bengaluru: School Principal Hacked To Death While Taking Class

| October 15 , 2018 , 11:46 IST

A school principal was hacked to death inside the school campus in Karnataka’s Bengaluru on Sunday. The principle was allegedly killed over a land dispute in front of his students while he was taking a class.

According to media reports, the horrific incident took place in Havanur Public School in Agrahara Dasarahalli in Bengaluru, Karnataka. School principal Ranganath (60) was holding classes when six persons barged into the classroom and hacked him to death, said the police. The gang then fled the spot in a car.

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The 60-year-old had held a special weekend class for Class 10 students of the school. After the class, he went to his office to settle the land dispute when he was killed. They later fled in the car in which they came to the school, police said.

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Police suspect that a land dispute involving the school building is the reason behind the killing. One of the killers was caught later from Mahalaxmi Layout area here. Police nabbed him after a tip-off and had to fire to subdue him. The killer was injured after a bullet hit him in the le