Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)
Mangaluru, Feb 3: A man employed in a jewellery shop near Milagres school in Hampankatta, was stabbed to death on Friday, February 3 afternoon.
The victim is Raghavendra (54), a resident of Attavar. He was rushed to a hospital but he succumbed.
It is said that the incident occured when the sales staff was alone in the shop. It is not known if the motive was robbery.
The incident came to light when the proprietor of the shop returned after having lunch.
Speaking to the media, the owner of jewellery store said, "The incident took place in the afternoon. I had called Raghavendra to clear a parking spot to park my car. On phone, he said that someone is stabbing him and cannot speak. Immediately, I rushed to the shop. The accused fled from the spot. We are missing a few ornaments placed in the display. He was working since 7 months with us.”
A police complaint has been lodged in this connection.