BENGALURU: A 28-year-old history-sheeter was hacked to death by a gang of eight in front of his house on in Nandini Layout on Sunday night. Old rivalry is said to be the reason for the murder.
Police said the incident took place around 12.30 am Raja and his associates came to Vijayananda Nagar 4th main road and damaged parked vehicles with lethal weapons.
Vijay Kumar, who was having dinner along with his wife, came out with a weapon and tried to attack one of the accused. Then he was attacked by the gang and his wife Dhanashri found him lying in a pool of blood. She rushed him to a private hospital where he succombed early in Monday morning.
Nandini Layout police have detained three persons in connection with the case.
Robbers pelt Hoysala vehicle with stone, 1 held A gang of suspected robbers pelted a Hoysala patrol vehicle with stones when police went up to interrogate their suspicious movement at Kanakapura Main Road in Banashankari on Sunday.
One member of the gang has been detained, while others managed to escape. The front and rear glass of the vehicle were broken. A senior police officer said that around 10.45pm, a drunk youth was robbed by four men. He had informed the control room about the incident and Hoysala staff were on the look out for the accused. When they saw this gang moving suspiciously on the main road, they parked the vehicle and approached them. One of them started running and the policemen chased him. Then, three other accused started throwing stones at the vehicle and fled. Police recovered a stolen mobile phone from the detained man.
Brothers drown in lake
Two brothers drowned in the Abhigere lake at Abhigere on Sunday. Police said Sudarshan (11) and Manoj (13), were residents of Rama Temple near MIT College. Both are children of Bhagya, a single parent.
Police said, “Manoj, Sudarshan and three other friends entered the water. Due to the slush, both got stuck and drowned. The other children, went to Manoj’s house, but as there was no one there, they went back to their homes.”
On Monday morning, passersby saw the children’s clothes on the lake’s banks. Bhagya had also approached police to file a missing complaint. Police then alerted fire force officials, who took the bodies of the deceased out.