What is Neha murder case, which created political stir?

The first phase of voting has taken place in india on 19 April. Now all the parties have started campaigning for the second phase. In this sequence, prime minister Narendra Modi reached karnataka on Friday. During this, he also mentioned the Neha Hiremath murder case that took place in hubli district. During his speech, PM Modi targeted the congress Party and said that the thinking that the congress Party is promoting in india is very dangerous. Our daughters are being attacked, bomb blasts are taking place in public places, people who are listening to bhajans and kirtans are being attacked. These are not ordinary incidents. Therefore, I appeal to the people of Bengaluru and karnataka that you should be cautious of Congress.

Now many local Muslim organizations have expressed their opposition to this statement of PM. He says that his mention and statement of this incident has further strengthened the ongoing protests against 'Love Jihad' in the state.

What is this Neha murder case?

In fact, on april 18, 2024, Faiyaz Khondunaik had stabbed Neha Hiremath, daughter of congress councilor Niranjan Hiremath, to death at the BVB college campus located in hubli district of Karnataka. After the attack, college students and teachers somehow took Neha to the hospital, but by the time she reached IMS Hospital, about 2 kilometers away from the incident site, Neha had died. Neha was a first year MCA student in this college and Faiyaz was Neha's former classmate. At present, the police have arrested Faiyaz in this case and during interrogation it was revealed that Faiyaz and Neha were in a relationship with each other. Faiyaz told the police that Neha had suddenly started staying away from him for the last few days, hence he carried out this incident.

Accused arrested one hour after FIR was registered

On this entire incident, Hubballi-Dharwad police Commissioner Renuka S. Sukemar said that within an hour of registering the FIR with us, we had arrested the accused. At present, all the legal process has been completed and the accused has been sent to judicial custody.

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