School van driver killed

The HAL police identified the deceased as Shivu (27). The murder took place over an affair with a woman, police said.

Shivu was a painter by profession, but had recently joined a school as driver. He was unmarried and allegedly had an affair with a woman. He had parted ways with some of his friends recently due to a dispute over the affair.

On Wednesday morning, a gang of around seven members accosted Shivu in Vibhuthipura when he was driving the van. They got into the van and attacked him with lethal weapons.  The suspects left the weapons in the van and escaped.

The police recovered two cellphones besides the weapons in the van, said the police.

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