Thursday, October 29, 2009

Triple murder case solved; driver, two others arrested

Bangalore, Oct 29 (PTI) The sensational triple murder case of a family here has been solved with the arrest of three persons including the driver of the victim and recovery of gold ornaments and other valuables from their possession, police said today.

City Police Commissioner Shankar Bidari told reporters the main accused Lokesh (24) and his two accomplices, Murali (20) and Bhaskar alias Raja (35) were nabbed yesterday and gold ornaments worth Rs 2.5 lakh, cash Rs 11,000 and four mobile phones recovered from them.

The gang had allegedly murdered interior decorator Rahul Das (45), his wife Pushpa Latha (40) and daughter Agneesha (9) on Oct 20.

Bidari said Lokesh, who had worked as a driver cum office boy with Das six months ago, had hatched the murder plan and on the fateful day the trio gained entry into the house when Das was alone.