Sullia, Jun 6: A person was killed in an accident that took place at Sakleshpur on Wednesday June 4 night. The victim is said to be the son of JD(S) leader.
Jagat Kolchar (26) is the deceased son of Chandra Kolchar, president of JD(S) Sullia Assembly constituency committee.
The accident took place when a lorry ran into his bike, Jagat fell under the lorry and died on the spot. Jagat was doing interior designing work at Sakleshpur. On Wednesday night, he was riding towards a hotel for dinner when a speeding lorry rammed into his bike.
The body was taken to Sakleshpur government hospital for post-mortem, and handed over to the family on Thursday June 5.
Leaders from various political parties together with hundreds of well-wishers paid their last respects to Jagat Kolchar.