The city police on Sunday arrested a person on charges of murdering his mother at M. Hosakoplu in Hassan taluk. The accused was identified as Pape Gowda (43) reportedly murdered his mother, Lakshmamma, on Friday. In a press release, SP Ravi D. Channavar said that the accused had committed the crime as Lakshmamma had refused to sell her property to clear the loans he borrowed. Pape Gowda was remanded to judicial custody.
— Staff Correspondent