Mangaluru, Nov 30: A youth was brutally murdered by a gang of miscreants at a bar near Suratkal junction following a fight last night.
The victim has been identified as Sandesh, 30, who hailed from Guddekopla near Suratkal.
The incident took place at around 11 p.m. when Sandesh and his friends were at a bar behind Jeevantara Wines.
It is learnt that a gang picked up a quarrel with Sandesh and attacked him with a sharp weapon. The gang escaped after he collapsed on the spot.
It is said that Sandesh was wearing the customary Mala around his neck for undertaking Sabarimala pilgrimage, and had removed it on Friday afternoon.
A case has been registered at Suratkal police station. Police have reportedly arrested three people indentified as Raja, Ganesh and Suhail in this connection.
Mangaluru: Gang hacks youth to death at bar in Suratkal