Bengaluru: Former councilor and BJP leader of Bengaluru Municipal Corporation (BBMP) was publicly stabbed to death. Two-time former councilor Rekha Kadiresh (45) was stabbed at least 17 times by two men, minutes after she distributed free breakfast for the poor outside her office on Thursday morning. Rekha Kadiresh, a resident of Chalvadipalya (Cottonpet) died on the way to the hospital.
Rekha’s husband was also murdered in 2018
Rekha’s husband S. Kadiresh was murdered in February 2018. s. Kadiresh had several cases registered against him including murder and extortion. According to the police, Kadiresh had a rivalry with Peter. Then the state BJP leaders including BS Yediyurappa had raised the matter and also leveled allegations against the JD(S) MLA. At the same time, after the murder of Rekha, Congress leaders have raised questions about law and order.