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Sand mafia: Tractor driver who ran over constable on duty held in Kalaburagi

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Kalaburagi: Siddappa Karjagi, a tractor driver has been taken into custody for running over a constable on duty when he tried to stop the tra tor carrying sand, illegally, at Hullur village, Jewargi taluk in the district on Thursday. The deceased constable is identified as Mayur Chavan.

It is said that Chavan (51), had stopped the tractor that was illegally carrying sand from Bheema river. However, Siddappa Karjagi had failed to stop the vehicle and ran over Chavan killing him on the spot.

SP Isha Pant had formed a team to nab Karjagi and he was apprehended on Friday.

Meanwhile, District in-charge minister Priyank Kharge has spoken to Chavan’s family and has promised to provide relief.

– Team Mysoorunews

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