Karthik was stabbed by his friends following a drunken brawl in front of a hotel late last night, City Police Commissioner Jyotiprakash Mirji told reporters.
The victim suffered injuries in the stomach, face and thigh and was rushed to St. Johns Hospital near Forum Mall in Kormangala, after the security guard posted at the entrance of the hotel noticed him lying on the road badly injured, Mirji said.
He succumbed to injuries in the morning, the commissioner said. Three of his friends, who also hail from Tamil Nadu, have been taken into custody for interrogation, Mirji said. A case has been registered.