Man Arrested for Bengaluru Financier's Murder

Yeshwantpur police arrested a 26-year-old man for murdering a 55-year-old financier from the city.

Published: 26th July 2015 05:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th July 2015 05:03 AM   |  A+A-

 BENGALURU:Yeshwantpur police on Friday arrested a 26-year-old man for murdering a 55-year-old financier from the city and robbing him of his gold ornaments. The incident occurred in Shettihalli near Kunigal in Tumakuru.

The deceased has been identified as Krishnappa, a resident of HMT Layout in Yeshwantpur. The arrested is Puneeth, a native of Shettihalli. His friends Somashekar and Chandra, are absconding.

A police officer said Krishnappa had gone missing from July 8 and his family had filed a missing person’s complaint. Police started an investigation and verified his call records. They then nabbed the accused who confessed during interrogation.

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