Pooja Sareen

A senior Karnataka government officer who bought many scams of state housing cooperative societies in light, died yesterday after he was beaten by the goons near Bangalore.

He had several head injuries and was on life support since Tuesday, died yesterday due to heart attack. Police is trying to look for clues and absence of eye-witness has made the case more difficult for the police.

S.P Mahantesh was attacked outside residence of Karnataka High Court justice on Palace road on Tuesday attackers were in car and hit him with a blunt object on his head. State home minister R Ashoka set up for teams for early breakthrough in the case.

According to Mahantesh’s family he had no enmity with anyone and he was attacked thrice before this incidence.