Bengaluru: A man was beheaded in Karnataka’s Mandya district after a quarrel turned violent. The accused, after committing the crime, reached the police station with the severed head to surrender. The case, which is the third one reported from the state, has sent waves of panic across the region.

The victim identified as Girish (28) was attacked by Pashupati (24) after the former reportedly made some disrespectful remarks against the latter’s mother.

As per the police, the incident happened at Chikkabagilu village while, the accused surrendered at the Malavalli town police station.

An investigation is underway in connection with the matter.

In a similar case this week, one Azeez Saddam cut off his wife’s head after suspecting her of having an illicit affair. He surrendered at the Srinivasapur police station. The incident was reported from Chikkaballapur district.

earlier this month, a man, identified as Satish, beheaded his wife after suspecting her of having an illicit relationship. Later, he reached the Ajjampura police station in Chickamagalur district with the severed head to surrender. The incident dates back to September 11.