A BJP worker identified as Chikkathimmegowda was stabbed to death by unidentified men in Bengaluru on Tuesday night. The incident was reported in Kamakshipalya police station limits in the West division of the city.
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The deceased and his friend Naganna were returning home on his bike late Tuesday night when 3 miscreants allegedly followed them. Police sources said that the miscreants crashed into Chikkathimmegowda's bike causing him and his friend to fall. The unidentified assailants then stabbed the BJP worker in the chest and left his friend Naganna untouched.
"We have registered a case and are investigating. It it too early to declare anything as far as motive is concerned. We are not ruling out any angle for now", said M N Anucheth, DCP, West.
The deceased was a member of JD(S) till the last mayoral elections and joined BJP recently.