Three police personnel on election duty killed in ghastly road accident

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Three police personnel on election duty killed in ghastly road accident

Three police personnel on election duty killed in ghastly road accident

SC SRJ   ¦    May 10, 2018 11:34:10 AM (IST)

Three police personnel on election duty killed in ghastly road accident-1Bagalkote: Three persons, including Bengaluru CID DySP were killed on the spot in a deadly road accident that occurred near Kudala Sangama Cross here in the wee hours of Thursday, May 10.

The deceased are identified as DySP Balegowda (55), CID PSI K H Shivaswamy (55) and jeep driver Venu Gopal (25).

The mishap occurred when they were heading towards Bagalkote for election duty. When they reached Kudala Sangama Cross, their jeep hit a lorry arriving from the opposite direction at around 12.30 am.

DySP Balegowda is said to be a resident of Kottigepalya in Bengaluru, PSI Shivaswamy hails from Chamarajanagar and the driver too is a resident of Bengaluru.

Bagalkote SP Vamshi Krishna and DySP Girisha visited the spot following the mishap.

A case has been registered in the Bagalkote Police Station.