KARNATAKA

Secretary of cooperative bank murdered

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: A 55-year-old secretary of a cooperative bank was hacked to death and Rs. 10 lakh taken away from him on S.M. Road near Jalahalli on Saturday.

The police said Mohan Lal, a resident of Magadi Road, worked with Mahaveer Multipurpose Cooperative Bank. On Saturday, he collected Rs. 10 lakh from his relative and was on his way to the bank on a motorcycle.

He crossed the HMT factory and was approaching S.M. Road when he was waylaid by miscreants and attacked. He fell down unconscious and passers-by thought it was an accident and called the police. Lal died while he was being taken to M.S. Ramaiah Hospital.

The Jalahalli police have registered the case.

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