Mangalore, June 14: Nikhil Shetty, a notorious and most dreaded criminal and an associate of underworld Ravi Poojary and Bannanje Raja, who was facing several criminal charges including that of murder, murder attempt and extortion has been arrested at Delhi airport by Mangalore CCB Police. He was also one of the prime accused in the murder of Rowdy Rohi alias Vamanjoor Rohitdas Shetty and was supplying weapons.
This information has been revealed by Mangalore police commissioner Manish Kharbikar in the press meet held on June 14,Friday evening and also he said that a red corner notice and case had been registered against Shetty.
Nikhil also figured in Bangalore chemmannur Jewelry robbery case, murder attempt of Richard Pinto,partner of Souza Electronics and weapons supply at Vittla and so many other cases.After obtaining duplicate passport, he has been settled in Dubai since 2012,sources said.
With the help of Interpol Shetty has been extradited from Dubai and was arrested when he landed at Delhi Airport,Kharbikar said.
DCP Dharmayya and Muthuraya were present in the meet.