The city witnessed three brutal murders at different locations. Around 10 p.m. on Sunday, Venkatesh (32), a gardener, allegedly bludgeoned to death his wife Lakshmi (29), a garment unit employee, at their home in Sanjaynagar near Byatarayanapura. The police said Venkatesh suspected that Lakshmi was having an affair and on Sunday night, he battered her with a grinding stone.

Fatal brawl

A group fatally assaulted Lawrence (33) after a fight in Maruthisevanagar. Lawrence had finished drinking in a bar and as he waited for a bus, he got into a scuffle with a man, identified as John, who struck him with a rod.

Stabbed to death

Around 9.15 a.m. on Monday, in front of a chemicals factory in Avalahalli, a group of men fatally stabbed Satish (35). A resident of Kempegowda Layout, he was on his way to work when three men in a car stabbed him to death. — Staff Reporter