Udupi News/ Dakshina Kannada News:
Finally Mattaru Ratnkar Hegde a senior advocate turned politician and now President of BJP Udupi Unit came to know the imporatnce of a designated role of politics. Facing the heat over reports that he was the counsel for the accused in the sensational Bhakar Shetty murder case, lawyer Mattaru Ratnakar Hegde, who is also the president of the Udupi district BJP, on Wednesday August 10 said that he had not taken any decision on the matter yet, but stopped short of categorically denying such reports.
It may be recalled that on Tuesday August 9, the Bunt community had flayed Hegde for reportedly deciding to represent the slain Bhaskar’s wife Rajeshwari and son Navaneeth in the case. The leaders had unanimously demanded that he withdraw from it.