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A six-year-old boy was allegedly killed by his uncle over an previous property dispute in Karnataka’s Belagavi district. The boy, Siddhartha, was discovered lifeless on Wednesday morning exterior his dwelling in Haragoppa village in Savadatti taluka.
“The 2 households have been dwelling individually for years. There was a dispute between the 2 cousins over household property. There had been no confrontations currently, however at the moment morning, when the boy was taking part in exterior his home, his uncle attacked him with a machete. His household was working in the fields on the time,” mentioned a police official from Muragodu police station the place the case is registered.
The police consider that homicide is the results of the property dispute, although they’re investigating different angles too.
The boy is alleged to have died on the spot and the accused, 35-year-old Eerappa Basapap Sankannavar, is absconding.