In a shocking incident, two businessmen from Bengaluru were stabbed to death on Wednesday, February 7at Kumbarpet locality in the heart of the city, the police said. The deceased have been identified as 55-year-old Suresh and 68-year-old Mahendra. The accused is a distant relative of the victims and after committing the crime he had surrendered before the police.
According to the police, the incident had taken place inside the premises of Hari Marketing building over a property dispute. Preliminary investigations have revealed that the dispute occured regarding handing over the four-floor building located on the main road to a community association.
The case was pending in the court and the accused had gone to one of the victims Suresh to speak about the matter. While talking to Suresh, the accused had stabbed him with a knife. Meanwhile, Mahendra rushed to rescue Suresh and he was also stabbed.
The jurisdictional Halasuru Gate police have rushed to the spot and DCP (Central) Shekar Tekkannanavar also visited the site. DCP Shekar said that the preliminary probe revealed that the double murder had taken place over a property dispute. The accused is taken into custody and he is being questioned.