KVK Chief’s wife brutally murdered

In a shocking daylight murder, Gonikoppal Krishi Vijnana Kendra (KVK) Chief Naryanaswamy’s wife Pushpa (41) was brutally murdered on Tuesday at her house on Shishuvihar Road in Gonikoppal, police said.

The victim’s neck was cut with sharp material and her husband Naryanaswamy found her dead when he entered the house for lunch in the afternoon, they said.

Daughter Kannika, studying in 6th standard at Coorg Public School, Gonikoppal, was at school when the incident took place.

The reason behind the crime is yet to be known. Dog squad and fingerprint experts were pressed into action.