A police constable was bludgeoned to death with a stone slab in Bommanakatte in the city on Monday. Nagaraj (42), who was serving as a constable at Vidya Nagar police station in Davangere, had a troubled relationship with his wife, the police said.

Mr. Nagaraj had visited the house of his wife’s uncle Malleshappa in Bommanakatte locality on Monday where he was found killed. Mr. Malleshappa and other members of the house were not traceable after the incident, the police said. Vinobha Nagar police have registered a case.