Hassan: Two found dead with bullet injuries, police suspect it a case of murder and suicide

The deceased were identified as Sharafat Ali from Hassan and Asif from Bengaluru, police sources said.

ByPTI

Published Jun 20, 2024 | 4:46 PM Updated Jun 20, 2024 | 4:46 PM

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Two persons were found dead with bullet injuries in Hassan district headquarters town on Thursday, 20 June, police said.

The police suspected it to be a “case of murder and suicide.”

According to Hassan Superintendent of Police Mohammad Sujeetha MS, the two persons had come to Hoysala Nagar in Hassan in a car and were seen having heated exchanges over some issue near a plot.

Subsequently, those living close by heard bullet shots. One person was found dead outside the car, and the other inside the vehicle.

“It appears that the man found dead inside the car shot the other man and then he shot himself. Investigations are on to find out the exact cause of death,” Sujeetha said.

The deceased were identified as Sharafat Ali from Hassan and Asif from Bengaluru, police sources said.

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