Mr Heggaravalli informed information company PTI that he was shocked when he learnt that Mr Belagere allegedly wished to kill him. “It’s surprising that Belagere wished to kill me. I’m nonetheless related to Hai Bangalore. I’m not ready to determine why I used to be the goal. Solely he can clarify the rationale. He had spoken to me final night time in a cordial method. We had been shut to one another,” he mentioned.
He claimed that Mundewadi had as soon as come to his home on August 28 as a courier supply boy because the CCTV footage confirmed.
Ravi Belagere was one of many two journalists whose arrest had been ordered by the Karnataka Assembly earlier this yr based mostly on a complaint that they had written offensive articles against legislators. The Privileges Committee of the meeting had mentioned Mr Belagere and Anil Raju of Yelahanka Voice had revealed articles towards legislators and should go to jail for a year and pay a fine of Rs 10,000.
The arrest order nonetheless was stayed by the Karnataka Excessive Court docket on Wednesday.