Bangalore: A middle-aged couple from Uttar Pradesh were found murdered in their residence-cum-hotel in the busy Balepet area of Bangalore on Wednesday.
Their seven-year-old daughter, who reportedly witnessed the murder, was also attacked in the incident and is now battling for her life in a government hospital.
Pankaj and Babita hailed from Agra and ran a small eatery in Bangalore. Police said the couple was fatally attacked with iron rods on Tuesday night.
A youth from Assam employed by the couple in the eatery has been absconding since the murder, said police adding that efforts are on to trace him.
(With additional inputs from PTI)