Accused in 36-year-old bar waiter murder case arrested by Konanakunte police

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The South Division police of Konanakunte police arrested a man who killed a 36-year-old bar waiter while the latter tried to rob his mobile phone in Jambusavari Dinne on Monday .

The accused has been identified as,Sharath Kumar,27.

Senior officer told reporters,the deceased Manjunath,who worked in bar and restaurant as supplier was murdered by a 27 year old man who resisted when a bar waiter and his friends confronted him and threatened him to handover mobile phone and valuables when they were drunk.

On Monday evening,the accused was returning home while talking to his mother over the phone when Manjunath with two of his friends confronted Sharath and demanded him to handover the mobile.

Heated argument turned into violent and ensued when Manjunath tried to snatch the mobile phone Sharath in resistance attacked him with a brick on his head.

A sudden blow rendered him fell down in a pool of blood and died at the spot.Passers-by informed the police immediately Konanakunte police rushed to the spot and arrested the accused.

During investigation the accused confessed the crime that he resisted the mobile Snatcher and to rescue himself and save his mobile phone he attacked the miscreant with cement brick and which resulted in killing him on the spot.

A detailed investigation by the team it was revealed that Manjunath was previously involved in a mobile snatching case and other petty offences against him.

The accused Sharath has been arrested under murder and taken into custody for further investigations he added.