Bengaluru: A 22-year-old youth died, after being assaulted by his girlfriend’s relatives, at Victoria Hospital here, on September 24.
The deceased has been identified as Abhilash (22), a resident of Keelukote, Kolar.
According to the police, Abhilash was in love with a girl but there was strong objection from the girl’s parents. On September 22, Abhilash was assaulted by the girl’s relatives, Kumar, Goutham and Arun. He was admitted to the Victoria hospital and on September 24, he succumbed to injuries.
Angered relatives of Abhilash staged a protest keeping the dead body in front of Kumar’s house and demanded action against the three. They also demanded for the arrest of Kumar, Goutham and Arun.
SP Ajay Hilori along with his team reached the spot and assured the protesters of taking action against all the three accused. Later, the protesters dispersed when the three were arrested, and the body was also cremated.
Investigation is on in this regard.