A man accused of murder was shot by the Bangalore Rural police, when he tried to run away after being caught. The accused has been identified as Manjunath alias Mental Manja. Manjunath is now being treated in a hospital and is out of danger.
Police say that Manjunath has been sexually harassing a 26 year old girl for the past few days. On knowing this the brother of the girl, Muniraju confronted Manjunath and assaulted him along with his friends. Muniraju is alos a cab driver. Enraged by this Manjunath plotted to murder Muniraju. Manjunath intercepted Muniraju at Bommasandra Industrial Area on Friday night when he was returning from work. In the dark, Manjunath hacked Muniraju to death.
A special team was formed to crack the case on Saturday and they recieved information abou Manjunath being spotted near Bommasandra Industrial Area. The team confronted Manjunath and when he tried to fled, he sustained bullet injuries on his right leg. He was later taken to Victoria Hospital for treatment.