Shivappa, a resident of Vanahalli was arrested by Shiggavi police in Haveri district for raping and murdering his mother. He has confessed to the crime on interrogation.
According to the police reports, after losing her husband, Shivappa’s mother had entered into a sexual relationship with Shivappa, and other men. Shivappa was furious about her involvement with other men asked her to be involved only with himself. He allegedly found that she was continuing her affairs with other men, and murdered her.