Manish alias Saravatham Shetty, the 45-year-old owner of Duet bar off Brigade Road was shot outside his bar on Thursday night at 9 pm under Cubbon Park police station limits. He was shot dead by unidentified bike-borne assailants in full public view in front of his bar in the Central Business District late on Thursday evening. Manish was immediately rushed to Mallya Hospital after he was shot. He was declared brought dead, Police suspect that a double-barrel gun was used in the incident. A case of murder has been registered, they said.

Manish hailed from Koppa in Chikkamagaluru and has several cases registered against him in Dakshina
district as well as in Mumbai, including an attempt to murder. Manish was also registered as a rowdy sheeter in Mangaluru. Officials said that Manish alias Saravatham Shetty,is a close associate of underworld don, Bannanje Raja.