A school principal was hacked to death in front of 20 of his students in Bengaluru. Six men attacked him when he was taking a special class for students of Class 10 in the Agrahara Dasarahalli area on Sunday, October 14, in the morning.
60-year-old Ranganath, the principal of the Havanur Public School, was teaching students when the gang barged into the classroom and killed him.
The police suspect a land dispute relating to the school building as the reason behind the murder
After killing him, they escaped in the car that they came to the school in. Based on a tip-off, one of the gang members was arrested from the Mahalaxmi Layout area. He received a bullet injury in his leg and was taken to a hospital. The man received a leg injury when the police fired at him after he attacked them. He was later taken to a hospital and treated.
The police suspect a land dispute relating to the school building as the reason behind the murder. Further investigation is on to ascertain the exact cause and establish the sequence of events, the cops said.
(with inputs from PTI)