Two real estate businessmen, who had gone missing from the city last week, have been found brutally murdered in Kollegal forest region in Chamrajanagar district.

Though the bodies were found two days ago, their identity was established by the relatives on Wednesday evening. The deceased are Suji Thomas and Binu Thomas, both aged around 35 years, and natives of Kerala. They were residing in an apartment complex in HSR Layout in Bangalore.

The HSR Layout police had received a missing complaint from the wife of Binu Thomas on February 9.

Police said the bodies are being shifted to their hometown in Kerala. The Kollegal police are probing further into the murder.