Vijayapura: A shepherd hailing from Chikkodi in the Belagavi District was killed on the spot after being hit by a speeding bike near Kuntoji Village on the Muddebihal-Talikota State highway in the District.
The deceased has been identified as Ningappa Halappa Kaddi (50), a native of Chikkodi. The bike rider, Hanamantha Ningappa Madara of Kavadimatti Village, sustained minor injuries. Ningappa is said to have been travelling from village to village grazing a herd of sheep.
A case has been registered at Muddebihal Police Station and Police Sub-inspector PSI Arif Mushapuri visited the spot.