Six held for killing cloth merchant

The men had attacked Syed Aslam, a resident of Jayanagar 4th Block, on November 13.  

Published: 23rd November 2016 02:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd November 2016 02:08 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: A gang of six men were arrested by Jayanagar police on Monday on charges of killing a 31-year-old cloth merchant over old rivalry.

The men had attacked Syed Aslam, a resident of Jayanagar 4th Block, on November 13.  

The arrested are Mohammed Shamsheer (30), Kundeep Sharma (24), residents of Kumaraswamy Layout, Rohit Khan (24), Ayaz Ahmed (25) of Channapatna village, Attar Ali alias Mandoli (36) of Chikallasandra, and S M Parvez (23) of Avalahalli.

All of them sell clothes on the footpath in Jayanagar.

A senior police officer said the prime accused in the case, Shamsheer, had a fight with Aslam over business a few months ago.

Shamsheer then hatched a plot to kill Aslam. Last Sunday, Shamsheer and the gang stabbed Aslam. Aslam’s friends, Imran and Abdul Khaja were injured when they tried to rescue him.

Based on a tip, two of the accused were detained. During their interrogation, they revealed the names of others accused in the crime.

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