Brahmavara: A tragic incident occurred on Saturday night at Hanehalli in Brahmavara taluk, where a young man was shot and killed with a pistol at his home.

The victim, identified as Krishna (36), was employed in Manipal. He was having dinner alone at home when assailants shot him and fled with a pistol.

Police sources revealed that Krishna sustained serious injuries and died on the spot. Neighbours initially mistook the sound of gunfire for firecrackers. The incident came to light in the early morning hours.

Udupi District Superintendent of Police Dr. Arun K visited the scene and conducted an inspection.

A case has been registered at Brahmavara police station, and investigations are ongoing.

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Mangaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has appointed Anwar Manila as the social media committee coordinator of the Dakshina Kannada District Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cell of the KPCC. The appointments were made through an order issued by KPCC President DK Shivakumar on Saturday.

In addition, the party has also appointed Vice President of non-resident Indians forum and All India Congress Committee’s Indian Overseas Congress (IOC) secretary in-charge Dr. Arati Krishna as the chairperson of the KPCC NRI Cell.

Anwar, a non-resident Kannadiga residing in Dubai for the past 18 years, has been an active member of the Congress party for a decade, particularly within its social media unit. He is also serving as the member of the social media unit of INCAS. In 2019, he served as a member of the publicity committee for the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, attended by former AICC president Rahul Gandhi in the UAE.

Alongside, Anwar has also been actively serving in social, religious and educational fields and is also recognised by several non-resident Kannadiga organisations.