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Karnataka: Brother's cruel act follows sister's inter-caste affair; Pushes her, his mother into lake at Hunsur

A tragic incident in Maruru village, Mysore district, saw Anita and her daughter, Dhanushree, lose their lives after being pushed into a lake by Anita's son, Nitin. The motive behind the shocking act is believed to be linked to Dhanushree's romantic involvement with a youth from a different caste, causing family discord. The Hunsur rural police are conducting an investigation.

Karnataka: Brother's cruel act follows sister's inter-caste affair; Pushes her, his mother into lake at Hunsur vkp
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First Published Jan 24, 2024, 12:39 PM IST

A shocking incident has sent shockwaves in the community of Maruru village of Hunsur taluk in the Mysore district, a mother and daughter lost their lives after being pushed into a local lake. The victims have been identified as Anita, 43, and her 19-year-old daughter, Dhanushree.

The devastating turn of events unfolded when Anita's son, Nitin, took a ride with his mother and sister on a bike. Nitin allegedly brought them to a stop near the lake, where he pushed Dhanushree into the water. In an attempt to save her daughter, Anita too was tragically pushed into the lake by her son.

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Sources reveal that Dhanushree was romantically involved with a youth from a different caste, leading to strained relations and differing opinions within the family. The issue had reportedly caused a rift among the siblings, with conflicting views tearing at the fabric of brother-sister relationships. 

Local authorities swiftly responded to the emergency, with firemen retrieving the lifeless bodies from the lake. The incident has prompted an investigation by the Hunsur rural police, and a case has been registered.

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