Udupi: A group of miscreants of Thursday afternoon brutally assaulted and murdered a youngster here at Hiriadka. The 34-year-old murdered person is reportedly a rowdy-sheeter.

The deceased has been identified as Kishan Hegde (34), a resident of Inna village.

According to the reports, Kishan along with another person was heading towards Hiriadka on a car, when he was chased by miscreants on two cars who intercepted his vehicle and brutally assaulted him.

Kishan is said to be a rowdy-sheeter with a criminal history in Padubidri Police Station and was an accused in a murder case, police said.

Local police reached the crime scene and initiated an investigation into the matter. More details awaited.

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Bengaluru: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Ashwath Narayan on Friday confirmed that the state government has decided to reopen Degree and Engineerng Colleges in the state from November 17.

He was speaking to media reporters after attending a meeting at the CM’s house office, chaired by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to discuss resumption of colleges in the state.

He added that in the first phase Degree, Engineering and Diploma Colleges will be resumed and attendance for the students will not be mandatory. Furthermore, the students will also have an option to attend classes online and not necessarily attend classes physically.