Elderly couple murder case cracked,four former tenants arrested by KS layout police

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

The South Division police of KS Layout police cracked the murder case of elderly couple and arrested four persons who were former tenants and killed to loot the valuables .

The accused identified as Narayanaswamy,from Hindupur was a tenant and had vacated the house a few years ago who roped with his associates as,Ramaswamy,Asif and Gangadhar.

Senior officers as, Commissioner of police, Kamal Pant,Addl CP West, Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP South Harish Pandey with other officers rushed to spot and after inspecting the spot they said we suspect it is someone known to family has murdered the couple.

Four special teams of police swung into action and gathered 300 CCTV footage for analysis and over 100 people including the tenants,relatives and even a few labourers working nearby were questioned,during questioning the team got a vital clue and zeroed in on Narayanaswamy.

The team interrogated him in police style who spilled the beans and revealed that he used to visit the couple once in a while and to keep a check on them.

A detailed Investigations revealed that Narayanaswamy had a financial problem and had been borrowing huge amounts of loan for two years.

Since he failed to repay he hatched a plan to kill the couple and rob thier gold.As per the plan he visited the couple in August second week and got to know that they are going to attend a wedding of their relative.

Kantharaju,a mechanic in BMTC was living with his wife at a two storeyed house in Kashi Nagar after retirement.The couple had no children and rented portions of the house .

He roped in his associates identified as Ramaswamy,Asif and Gangadhar and visited the couple on Friday.

The couple offered them tea and as soon the accused attacked Kantharaju and slit his throat in the bedroom while strangling Premalatha,61 to death with a cable wire.

The accused soon removed the gold from Premalatha,ransacked the house and escaped with the gold valuables all the four has been arrested and recovered 193 grams of gold ornaments from them.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner, Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West Soumendhu Mukherjee DCP South Harish Pandey ACP Subramanyapura Sub-Division,TM Shivakumar,PI,P Shivakumar,PSIs,as,Subramani K,and crime staff as, Ravikumar,Siddaih,Kempegowda,Dinesh BV,Eshwarappa,Anekanth Bilagi,Sathish,Smt.Manjula,Smt.Jyothi and other staff has been appreciated for the exemplary work done by them in nabbing the killers and for the commendable job done by the team a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.