Mangaluru, November 17: In connection to the murders of Madoor Isubu and Ganesh Shetty that took place in the jail premises on November 2nd four persons have been arrested. The crime was committed by different gangs, and separate cases have been registered against this, said police commissioner S Murugan addressing a press meet at his office here on Monday November 16th.
Police Commissioner Murugan said, Isubu was murdered by a gang, after which Ganesh was killed by a mob. Four persons have been arrested in the case for supplying the weapons, he informed.
The arrested are namely Satish Acharya Benjanapadavu (40), Kamalaksha Poojary Tenkabellur (37), Mahesh Kavoor (35), and Latish Akash Bhavan (23). Among them, Satish manufactured the weapons and handed them over to Kamalaksha, who later passed it on to Mahesh. On October 31st, Latish rode the bike while Mahesh, who was sitting pillion, threw the weapons over the jail wall from the direction of the District Institute of Education and Training situated nearby to the jail. The police have confiscated a dagger and five knives, said police commissioner Murugan.
Further investigations are underway and we are studying the role of each person in the case, he added.
Referring to another case reported earlier in the day, Murugan said that the police have arrested three men namely Bhanwarlal (31), Kishore Kumar and Saganlal Rawat – for burgling cash Rs 1,30,000, gold and other valuables worth Rs 1,44,000 from textile merchants on Sunday November 15th.
Police have seized one pistol, two knives, 8 mobile phones, 10 grams gold, cash Rs 95,000, a Scorpio vehicle, and an Indica car from the possession of the accused.
Under the guidance of DCP (crime) Dr Sanjeeva Patil, this operation was conducted.
In another case, the Mangaluru north police arrested two youths for attacking on police personnel’s on Saturday November 14th, when Section-144 was in place.
On the night of November 14th, the police had seen a group of seven members loitering suspiciously at JM Road. When the police questioned them, the group attacked them with a rod, injuring one of the police.
Two of them, identified as M Arif (29), a resident of Bunder, and Ahmed Sharwan (23) of Jeppu have been arrested, and other five are absconding, informed the police commissioner S Murugan.
In sensitive areas, KSRP and RAF squads have been deployed and the police are monitoring sensitive areas in the city, he said.