Published On: Wed, Feb 11th, 2015

DRDO official murder; police on look out for culprits

Bengaluru: Police are on the lookout for three persons involved in the murder and robbery of a 70-year-old retired DRDO official here.

DRDO Administrative Officer Rajappan PillaiPhoto : The .New Indian Express

DRDO Administrative Officer Rajappan Pillai
Photo : The .New Indian Express

Former Defence Research and Development Organisation Administrative Officer Rajappan Pillai was killed and his wife seriously injured when a gang of four that included the security guard of their apartment complex attacked them and robbed valuables worth Rs 10 lakh from their home near Mahadevapura on the early hours of Tuesday.

Neighbours along with police had managed to nab one of them the same day.

“We are on lookout for them. We will nab them soon,” a police official involved in the investigation said.

He said one person who was caught has been arrested and valuables with him recovered.


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