Bangalore, Oct 19 (UNI) The city police have arrested four youth including a minor on charges of murdering two car drivers to rob cars and lead a luxuary life.
DCP Sharat Chandra told newspersons here today that the foursome, identified as Ravi (25), Santosh (20) Babu (19) and soma (17), were obsessed in zipping across the city roads in cars, hatched plans to kill the two drivers during the last three months based on a TV serial.
Early this week they had hired a car on the guise of going to a tourist spot in Chamarajanagar district and killed the driver. They offered him booze laced with sedatives before strangled him and robbed the vehicle.
In a similar incident they killed another car driver during August. They threw both the bodies into Cauvery river and took away the vehicle.
Joint Police Commissioner Gopal Hosur who was also present warned the car rental owners to make sure the identity of those who seek to hire their services.