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Bengaluru: Three held on the charges of murdering Nigerian

The accused reportedly took out a knife and stabbed Victor in his chest and abdomen during an argument and fled from the spot.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru |
Updated: December 13, 2021 8:10:56 pm
A murder case has been registered at the Banaswadi police station.

The city police have arrested three persons for allegedly stabbing a 35 year old Nigeria national in Bengaluru on Sunday night.

The deceased is identified as Victor who is living in Bengaluru from 10 years on a business visa and settled here. He also have married a Bengaluru woman. The arrested are Arun, Philip Raj and Neelakantha, all residents of Banaswadi.

SD Sharanappa, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) initially said that it was African national who was known to Victor who had killed him but on Monday he said, “scientific investigation helped to identify the accused persons.”

He said that they have taken the accused to custody and the interrogation is in preliminary stage and we exactly do not know what was the motive behind killing Victor. The incident took place around 10pm near Kullappa circle in Kammanahalli and we are yet to ascertain the reason behind the incident, he added.

Banaswadi police who has registered a murder case suspects that the accused had a clash with Victor prior to the incident and he was walking on the road when he was attacked. The accused have stabbed him on chest and abdomen before fleeing from the spot. Victor who was rushed to a nearby hospital declared he was brought dead.

Three persons have been arrested by Banaswadi police for allegedly stabbing a Nigeria national to death at Kullappa Circle in Kammanahalli on Sunday night.

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