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Techie from Kerala found murdered in Bangalore

The engineer was found lying dead by the side of a road around three km from his house.

A software engineer from Kerala was found murdered near his residence in east Bangalore on Wednesday night. The techie, identified as Prajeeth Anand (30), worked with Tata Consultancy Services in Bangalore.

Police said that Anand had returned from work at around 8.30 pm, but left again after receiving a phone call. His body was later found with his throat slit about three km away from his house. While his car was was missing, his wallet, watch and mobile have been recovered, police said.

Some leads have been obtained from his call details, police said. They are looking for a few of his friends, who were suspected to have been with him at the time of his death.

From his call details, police have gathered that Anand was with a friend, Vikas, Wednesday night. Police say that Vikas has been missing since the incident.

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Police said when Anand’s father first called him, Anand said he would be home soon. Later around 10.30 pm, when his father called again, someone answered and said that Anand had been murdered.

First published on: 06-11-2014 at 12:00:29 pm
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