Rivals bludgeon rowdy with hollow brick

 A history-sheeter was bludgeoned to death by a six-member gang at Kirloskar Colony, West of Chord Road, north Bengaluru, around Wednesday midnight.

Raju, 32, got drunk and picked a fight with the gang over a financial matter. The men pushed him down and bludgeoned him with a hollow brick. Police said they had arrested the suspects and identified three of them as Mahesh, Ganesh and Kiran.

Raju had a criminal record with a history sheet being opened against him at the Mahalakshmi Layout police station in 2014. He was jobless and often fought with his neighbours and relatives over financial matters, police said.

Bid to attack CCB sleuths

A gang of at least 20 men tried to attack CCB sleuths during a raid on a house at Ramaswamypalya in Banaswadi on Thursday. Following a tip-off on a man selling ganja, the police arrived in a vehicle. A few people from the house tried chasing them out, brandishing lethal weapons. They tried attacking them and also damaged their vehicle. Police have arrested 15 people.

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