Mangaluru, April 24: Cops have successfully arrested the culprit who fled away from the court premises amid tight police security in Mangaluru.
Soon after a person named Akshay was convicted by the court, he had escaped from the second additional district and session’s court premises here amid high police security on Wednesday, April 22nd.
The court had pronounced Akshay guilty in the murder of Kumara alias Bongu which had taken place at Mullakad in Kavoor on June 15th, 2011. In connection to this case; Santosh, Gaurish, Harsharaj, Gautham and Akshay had been arrested. The said murder was a gang war between two groups of Santosh and Pradeep.
The second additional district and sessions court after the trials, pronounced all the accused as guilty in the murder case on Wednesday, April 22nd. On Thursday, April 23rd; the quantum of sentence was scheduled to be pronounced.
When the police were about to take the convicts back to the prison, Akshay told them that he wanted to urinate and went to the toilet. The police were waiting for him but he did not return.
A case was registered at Bunder police station.
Based on the information, and acting on a joint operation, the Kavoor cops along with Bunder cops successfully arrested Akshay Kumar at Suratkal at 3.30 am on Thursday, April 23rd.