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Three daylight murders, one suicide shock Belagavi

Belagavi: Smart City Belagavi turned into a crime city on Tuesday as three persons were murdered and another committed suicide during the day leaving the people of border city in a state of shock. In the first incident, two persons were chased and hacked to death by their eldest brother at Alharwad Cross and Gandhi Nagar while another was done to death by unidentified persons at Goa Ves.

Two persons, Mohammad Mulla and Gouse Mulla were killed by their elder brother Rasul Mulla at two different spots Alharwad and Gandhi Nagar over a land dispute. Initially, the three brothers met at Alharwad Cross and started clashing over a land dispute prevailing for a long time. As the clash turned brutal, Rasul chased both of them and hacked them to death. Rasul also sustained injuries in the incident. The police who rushed to the spot brought the clash under control and arrested Rasul.

In another incident, Sharif Nadaf (28) of Sulebhavi was stabbed to death by an unidentified persons at Goa Ves on Tuesday morning. The police authorities are verifying CCTV clippings in an attempt to identify the murderers.

Another person committed suicide on railway tracks at the second railway gate, Tilakwadi on Tuesday afternoon. In the last few weeks, about four persons committed suicide on different spots starting from Tilakwadi first gate to third gate turning the railway track passing through Tilakwadi as a `suicide spot.’