Mangalore, October 6: The crew of cops have been successful in nabbing the culprits who were booked under two murder, theft and loot cases which took place under the various police station limits of the city. Among the arrested includes the culprits who were involved in the murder of the MESCOM officer in Kadri and old woman in Urwa police station limits.
On August 1st, 2014 an old woman Susheela (75) was murdered with her throat slit in Alake under the Urwa station limits. When this case was under investigation, MESCOM Officer Jagadish Rao in Kadri was too murdered with his throat slit. Since it is apparent that the duo murders are akin, the Cops carried out a brisk operation suspecting that these murders might have been carried out by the same group.
In a press meet held at the commissioner’s office here on October 6th, the police commissioner R Hitendra revealed that, the duo namely, Siddappa alias Siddu (22) resident in Shirasangi of Savadatti taluk at Belgaum District and Muturja Kahadri alias Rafeek(27) resident of Sayed Phir lane in Nittoli at Davangere- who were strolling suspiciously in the city were taken into custody by the Urwa cops. On probing, they revealed that, they have committed the murders at Alake and Kadri.
Murder will be done if burglary is resisted.
Among the accused, Siddappa had sneaked into the house of MESCOM officer Jagadish Rao for theft. Meanwhile, Jagadish Rao grew alert and opposed the theft. During this instant, Siddappa slit Jagadish Rao’s throat and fled the venue. If the household grew alert and oppose the theft, the bandits were well versed in murdering them and escaping from the spot, said the police commissioner.
Similar way siddappa and Rafik had sneaked into the dwelling of Susheela in Alake at night under the Urwa police station limits. The old woman had opposed them and hence the accused had murdered her and fled the venue with the car. Next day the car was traced at close to the Honda Show room at Bejai. The police commissioner has revealed that, the duo was involved in a number of theft in the city, dual murders and one weapon flicking crime.
The commissioner has said that, from the arrested; gold chain, 16-round revolver, Rs 5,000 cash has been seized. The jewellery which has been kept for loan at various finance of the city have to be recovered yet.
This operation was carried out under the instruction of the police commissioner R Hitendra and under the guidance of Dr Jagadish, DCP law and order Vishnuvardhan DCP crime and Tilakchandra ACP.
Urwa Police Inspector Ramachandra Maaladevar, police sub-inspector Poovappa H.M, Vishalakshi, ASI Karunakara, police staff Omdas, Sudhakar, Manohar, Santosh Sashihitlu, Pramod Maryhill, Keshav, Kishore, Ravi, Kanthraj, Manjunath, Ramanjaneya, Nagaraj and Santosh participated in this operation.
Brisk operation of the Kadri Cops: five highway bandits nabbed.
On Monday morning, the Mangalore East cops who were on patrol have arrested 5 persons, who were found roaming suspiciously plotting for their next mission; close to Maroli Jodukatte in two cars.
The arrested are namely, Mohammed Azim alias Dilwale (21) resident of Punchame house in Pudu at Farangipet and son of Iias, Ahmed Sadiq (19) resident of 7th block in Krishnapura- Katipalla son of Iqbal, Nissar Hussain alias Nichchu (23) resident of 8th block in Katipalla and the son of Abdul Razak, Hasanabba alias Naushad (23) resident of &th block in Katipalla and son of Ibrahim and Sashidhar Y (30) resident of Thaggarse in Kundapur and son of Maacha Poojary.
Cops have also seized a black colour Alto Car bearing number KA 19 P 9160, White colour Ritz car bearing number KA 19 MB 5607, 5 sharp weapons, 2 packets of chili flour, 4 mobile phones and Rs 12,750 cash from them.
The police commissioner R Hithendra said, during interrogation it came to light that the accused had involved in 3 Highway looting cases and complaints have been registered in the Mangalore East police station in regard to Highway looting case at Uadane in Uppinangadi and 2-Shiradi Highway looting cases in Sakaleshpur police station. The above accused have involved in 7 highway looting cases.
These accused hired cars to loot long distance moving truck drivers on the highway while they were resting. They used to threaten the lives of drivers and cleaners of the trucks and loot them on the highways. The accused are kept under police custody.
Under the instructions of Police commissioner Hitendra, under the leadership of Police sub-commissioner K.V. Jagadish, N. Vishnuvardhan and assistant police commissioner Tilakchandra this operation was carried out, and further investigations are on.