Techie dies in accident

A software engineer was killed on the spot, while his wife and a relative sustained injuries in a road accident in Electronics City traffic police limits on Saturday night. 

The accident occurred when Rakesh, 29, a resident of Doddategur, was returning home from a relative’s house on his bike, along with his wife Asha, 23, and Preethi, 10, a relative. Asha and Preethi are out of danger, police said.

Rakesh tried to avoid a pedestrian who was crossing the road and rammed the vehicle into the road median. He was tossed up in the air, fell down and sustained severe head injuries. Asha and Preethi fell down and sustained injuries.

A few local residents rushed them to a nearby hospital where Rakesh was declared dead on arrival, police said.

DSS leader killed

In another accident, DSS leader Muniyappa, 48, was killed on the spot after he was knocked down by an unknown vehicle on Saturday night.

The accident took place between Kannur and Bellalli when he was returning home, the Bagalur police said.

However, the victim’s wife, in a complaint, said this was not an accident, but a murder.

 The police have registered a murder case and have decided to refer it to the Chikkajala traffic police for investigation.

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