Elderly man hacked to death by relative over financial row in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain & Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)


he Marathahalli Police are on the lookout for a man who clubbed his 65-year-old friend to death over a financial row at the parking lot of the residential apartment on Saturday.

Senior officer as,DCP Whitefield,Girish S,with other crime staff rushed to the spot and after inspecting the spot and collecting stock of the situation he said that the deceased Venkateshappa,had helped his friend Shivappa to get a loan of ₹ 11 lakh to buy a flat in Munekolala.

Venkateshappa was surety to get loan from Nanjunda Reddy and Prakash,who were pestering Venkateshappa to get back their money.

After repeated approach to Shivappa failed, Venkateshappa along with Reddy and Prakash went to his apartment and confronted him at the parking lot .

Heated argument ensued between them in the melee Shivappa attacked Venkateshappa with cricket bat and fled the scene.

The profusely bleeding Venkateshappa was rushed to a private hospital where he succumbed on Sunday.

Based on the complaint,the Marathahalli police registered a case of murder and efforts are on to track down Shivappa who is on the run he added.