Belagavi: The City Police on Sunday October 23 arrested three persons, including minors, in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Prajwal Shivanand Karegar on October 19 on the outskirts of Mucchandi village in Belagavi Taluk. According to the investigation, an old rivalry between the two groups resulted in the murder.
One among the accused, Laxman Yallappa Hosamani, is a 19-year-old resident of Khanagaon (BK) of Belagavi Taluk. Two other minors, first- and second-year PU students were arrested by the police.
Karegar’s body was found on a farm in Mucchhandi Village. Inspector Prabhakar Dharmatti and his team from Camp police station cracked the case.