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Shocking Crime Unfolds in Bengaluru: Ex-Employee Murders CEO, MD

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 July 2023, 9:01 IST
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Bengaluru (Karnataka): The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the managing director (MD) of a Bengaluru-based private tech company were allegedly killed by an ex-employee of the firm, the police said on Tuesday. The incident happened in broad daylight at Pampa Extension, Amrithahalli in Bengaluru.

Victims Identified as Esteemed Business Leaders

"The deceased have been identified as Vinu Kumar, the CEO, and Panindra Subramanya, the MD, both of Aeronic Media Private Limited, died on the way to the hospital," officials said.

Former Employee Launches Brutal Attack

According to police, the accused former employee, identified as Felix, barged into the office and attacked the duo allegedly with a sword.

Personal Vendetta and Business Rivalry

DCP North-East Bengaluru Lakshmi Prasad said that the attacker is currently on the run, and police are trying to arrest him. "Felix previously used to work at Aironics but quit to form his own company, which is said to be a rival business," DCP said.

Investigation Underway

A case has been registered, and the police are further investigating the matter.

First published: 12 July 2023, 9:02 IST