A software engineer, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was stabbed to death by his friends in Bangalore following a drunken brawl, a top police official said Tuesday.
Karthik was stabbed by his friends following the brawl in front of a hotel late last night, city Police Commissioner Jyotiprakash Mirji told reporters.
The victim suffered injuries in the stomach, face and thigh and was rushed to St John's Hospital after the security guard posted at the entrance of the hotel noticed him badly injured, Mirji said.
He succumbed to injuries in the morning, Mirji said.
Three of his friends have been taken into custody for interrogation. A case has been registered.
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