Bengaluru: Man goes on stabbing spree, kills one, injures 6

Published: 18 October, 2020 19:12 IST | PTI | Bengaluru

Ganesh went to a butcher's shop at Cottonpet area to purchase meat, stole a knife from there, ran away and stabbed seven people randomly

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A 30-year-old labourer went on a stabbing spree, killing a person and injuring six others, before being overpowered by police personnel in Bengaluru on Sunday, police said.

Ganesh went to a butcher's shop at Cottonpet area to purchase meat, stole a knife from there, ran away and stabbed seven people randomly.

One of those injured, also a labourer, succumbed to injuries in a hospital. Another was critically injured and was in the intensive care unit, police said.

On being alerted by the public, an inspector and a constable rushed to the area, cornered the man and seized the weapon from him.

He has been booked under Sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code, police said, adding that the motive behind the attack was not known.

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