Man acquitted by HC in triple homicide case

Praveen Subramanya Bhat was found guilty of murdering Reena Rakesh Malagatti and her children Aditya and Sahitya . Bhat was arrested by APMC police in Belagavi within 12 hours of the assassination .

Acquittal: Praveen Subramanya Bhat, who was found guilty of murdering Reena Rakesh Malagatti and her children Aditya and Sahitya at her residence in Kuvempu Nagar in Belagavi on August 16, 2015, was cleared by the second additional district court in Belagavi.Bhat, who was completing a Chartered Accountant course at the time, was arrested by APMC police in Belagavi within 12 hours of the assassination.He was a neighbor of Reena.Bhat was charged with a chargesheet, and the second district judge, Belagavi, heard the case, sentenced him to life in prison on April 16, 2018, along with a Rs 10,000 fine.