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Software engineer murder: Police looking for clues

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Police today said they are looking for clues in connection with the stabbing of a techie from to death here.

Pranay Misra (28), hailing from Bhubaneshwar, was on his way to meet his girlfriend on his scooter when two motorcycle borne youths accosted and stabbed him multiple times near Chocolate factory on Tavarekere Main Road on Monday, they said.

He tried to escape but was chased and killed.

Misra had moved to four years ago and was working as a software engineer in Accenture, police said.

"This does not look like a for gain as all his belongings like his purse and mobile phone, were all intact. Our investigations are on. So far, we do not have anything to share," said a police official at Madivala policestation, under whose jurisdiction the took place.

Police said they have registered a complaint lodged by his sister Prachi, who is also a techie and stays in Marathahalli with her husband.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 20:22 IST