5 held for rowdy's murder

 The suspects Sunil (20), Sathish (20), Devraj (20) from Sonenahalli, Kiran (17) from Ramamurthinagar and Dhanasekhar (17) from Ashoknagar are aides of George of L R Nagar.

Police said they allegedly killed rowdy Raja to avenge the murder of their friend and George’s brother Lokesh by Raja’s brother Kannan in July this year.

They said the gang bumped off Raja as Kannan was in jail. Raja and Kannan had killed Lokesh to avenge the death of Praveen who was murdered by Lokesh in May. Praveen was in love with Lokesh’s sister and was close to Kannan. On Monday around 8.30 am, Raja left home for work when he was attacked with lethal weapons. Raja died on the spot. The suspects have been remanded in police custody till Monday.

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