Belagavi: Basavasiddlinga Swamiji of Guru Madiwaleshwar Math allegedly died by suicide in the room of the math in Neginhal village in Bailhongal taluk in Belagavi district this morning.
The Swamiji allegedly hanged himself in a room in the math, and sources said that Swamiji left a death note in the room. The Swamiji was in the news recently after an audio of two ladies speaking about the Swamiji went viral, and it is said that Swamiji was scared about the audio, and he may have ended his life fearing for his reputation. Bailhongal police visited the spot and have registered a case in this regard.
A member Basavakendra of Neginhal gave a complaint to DySP Bailhongal demanding comprehensive investigation in the alleged viral audio on September 3. In the viral audio, the two ladies speaks about many Swamijis and allege that many are womanisers.
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