Bengaluru: In a chilling incident, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the managing director of a Bengaluru-based private tech company were allegedly killed by an ex-employee of the firm, the police said on Tuesday.
The incident happened in broad daylight at Pampa Extension, Amrithahalli in Karnataka’s Bengaluru.
“The deceased were identified as Vinu Kumar, the CEO, and Panindra Subramanya, the MD, both of Aeronic Media Private Limited, died on the way to the hospital,” officials said.
According to police, the accused former employee, identified as Felix, barged into the office and attacked the duo allegedly with a sword.
“Felix previously used to work at Aironics but quit to form his own company, which is said to be a rival business,” DCP North East-Laxmi Prasa said.
“The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vinu Kumar and Managing Director Phanindra Subramanya of Aeronics Internet Company were hacked to death by their former colleague and his two men inside their office in Pampanagar. The accused trio attacked them with sharp weapons,” Prasad said adding “We are looking for the accused who fled the scene,” he said.
A case has been registered and the police were further investigating into the matter.