Trio held for killing motorcycle rider to death

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The Madanayakanahalli police have arrested a gang of three who run over the SUV onto a motorcycle killing the rider on the spot.

Investigations revealed that it was a mistaken identity as the accused Chandan Gowda,26,Goutham Gowda , 22 and Rajesh,24 wanted to target Lokesh and kill him.

But Lokesh who was riding triple with Arun escaped with minor injuries while Chandrashekhar,35 a tempo traveller driver was riding the bike came under the moving wheels and crushed to death in the outskirts of the city on March 17 .

Senior officer told reporters,Lokesh had borrowed Rs.2 lakh from Chandan Gowda and did not return the duo used to fight over this issue and Lokesh always used to mock Chandan and refused to return.

On March 17,Lokesh called Chandan at the birthday party of their common friend and humiliated him in front everyone and challenged him refusing to pay back the money.

Enraged Chandan roped in his friends Goutham and Rajesh and waiting for the accused in a SUV at Byregowdanahalli Colony Gate.

The accused confronted Lokesh was riding triple with Chandrashkhar and Arun and knock down the bike While Lokesh and Arun fell on the safer side of the road,Chandrashekhar who was riding the bike came under the wheels and crushed to death.