Dharwad: A man allegedly died by suicide after killing his mother reportedly over a property dispute in Hosa Yellapur’s Udupi Nagara in Dharwad on Sunday.

The deceased son has been identified as Rajendra Bhajantri (40) and his mother identified as Sharada Bhajantri (60).

It has been learnt that the accused Rajendra persistently harassed his mother for money. Sharada was receiving pension money and had possessed a property (vacant land).

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The accused reportedly killed his mother by striking a rod on her head after she refused to transfer the property to Rajendra’s name, following which the former died by suicide.

Personnel from the Dharwad city Police visited the scene and conducted an investigation.

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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.