Three persons fall prey to real estate mafia feud
Bangalore, Sep 10 (UNI) Three persons were brutally murdered in the city during the last 24 hours, bringing to the fore escalation of violence in the crime-ridden real estate business here.
Police sources said two persons involved in real estate business, identified as Suri and Toni (both 30) were hacked to death in broad daylight in the busy Rajaji Nagar area. The culprits came in a stolen car and a motor cycle and murdered the duo using sickles, before fleeing the scene. Just before the incident, the assailants had forcibly taken away the two wheeler at knife point from a person washing it in front of his house.
In the other incident, a 63-year-old real estate dealer Lakshminarasimha Babu was killed by a four-member gang last night on Hosur road. Later, they tried to dispose off his body outside the city limits. Members of the public, on seeing the body, managed to catch two of them, while the other two fled, police said.
In a similar case, a 50-year-old person was seriously injured when two persons attacked him with sickles under Rajaji Nagar police station limits. He was admitted to a hospital, police added.
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