Realtor out for walk found murdered in Bengaluru | Bengaluru News – Times of India
BENGALURU: A realtor-cum-grocery shop owner was murdered by unidentified assailants in Devanahalli, northeast part of the city, on Friday night. Police said victim Nagaraja Murthy, 65, a resident of Tippu Road went missing on Friday evening, after he left home for his regular walk. Murthy’s Family made desperate attempts to find him and even visited houses of friends and relatives in and around Devanahalli. However, there was no trace of Murthy, whose mobile was switched off.
On Saturday morning, the public alerted police on seeing a body near Silicon Layout in Devanahalli. Police, with the help of family members, identified the person as Murthy.
“Preliminary investigation revealed the assailants hit Murthy on the head with a blunt object and stabbed his neck. The body has been sent to Devanahalli government hospital for autopsy,” Devanahalli police said adding, “We suspect that a financial rivalry could be the motive behind the killing.”