Daughter among five arrested for murder of a  man in Bengaluru


A 46-year-old receptionist at GKVK was hacked to death at his house in Yelahanka new town by a gang of four armed men for allegedly molesting his minor daughter.  

The deceased has been identified as,Deepak Kumar Singh,46,hailing from Bihar.

The police have detained five persons including a 17 year old daughter for questioning.

The murder came to lighy when both the girls ran to the neighbouring house in Attur layout at around 1.30 am and knocked the door informing that their father has been attacked.

The residents rushed to the help and saw Deepak Kumar Singh in a pool of blood.The Yelahanka new town police rushed to the spot and conducted a detailed probe .

The girls told the police that a gang of four armed youths barged into the house and attacked their father with lethal weapons while one of them threatened them with a sword not to shout.

Repeated questioning about the incident led the police to suspect the involvement of eldest daughter and questioned her to reveal the plot behind the murder.

Senior officer told reporters that the deceased Deepak Singh is native of Bihar and living with his wife and two daughters aged 14 and 11 years old.

Singh's wife was away and had gone to her native when the incident occurred.The deceased was molesting the eldest daughter and even the wife was aware of this and the couple had fought and were not on good terms,a senior police officer said .

The eldest daughter studying Ist PU had shared her harrowing experience with her friend and classmates who were enraged and decided to teach him a lesson.

We have secured the accused and recovered the weapon along with the victim of sexual assault and conspirator of murder,the officer said adding that the accused would be produced before the JJ board for further legal action.