Bengaluru: Winning in gambling proved costly for a 33-year-old man, who lost his life after a fight with other gamblers at Rajarajeshwari Nagar police limits in the early hours of Sunday.
The deceased has been identified Ramesh. Ramesh, after finishing Ugadi celebrations, went to gamble with his friends.
Ramesh won a large amount in gambling and while returning, others picked up a fight with him which eventually ended up in his murder.
The police suspect that his friends are also involved in the murder and further probing it. "Ramesh's body was found in Krishnappa Layout. He was lying in vest and pant and he had no money. The killers have hit on his head with a heavy object, killing him on the spot," the police said.
The Rajarajeshwari Nagar police have registered a case and are questioning his friends who accompanied him and also others who were gambling with him. Though the exact reason for the murder was not yet ascertained, the police suspect he was killed for money that he won in gambling....