Mangaluru, January 6: A man has been brutally murdered during sunrise on Tuesday, January 6th at Soorinje near Suratkal, outskirts of Mangaluru.
The deceased is identified as Keshava Shetty(35).
It is gathered that Keshava Shetty was a BJP activist and was a partner of Carline garage in Hosabettu.
Keshava was murdered by group of four strangers who had masked their face when he was on the way as usual to the playground to play ball badminton during early morning on Tuesday.
City police commissioner S Murugan has visited the crime spot.
Cops have registered a case and investigations are on. It is learnt that already two persons have been taken to custody.
Autopsy has been conducted at Wenlock hospital. He is survived by his wife whom he had married on 20th February-2014.