A 28-year-old techie of American IT major Accenture was stabbed by two bike-borne men near a Chocolate Factory in South Bengaluru.
The engineer was found murdered in the city’s south-east suburb under mysterious conditions on Monday, police said.
South East deputy commissioner of police, MB Borolingaiah told reporters, “The techie has been identified as Pranoy Mishra.”
He added, “Mishra was rushed to hospital after someone cited him bleeding profusely, Doctors of the hospital had declared him brought dead.”
The DCP added that the deceased hail from Odisha and was working with the Indian Arm of American IT major Accenture in Bangalore.
“We have registered a murder case,” added the DCP.
Another police officer investigating the case said, “It is not a loot and murder case as his cell phone and other belongings were found in shirt and pant pockets.”
According to Bengaluru police Mishra was stabbed several times in the stomach and neck.
Police in its initial investigation have learnt that Mishra was chased for a distance to escape the attack.
“His murderers fled the incident site after he collapsed,” added police.