Mangaluru, November 30: Police on Monday, November 30th arrested one more accused in connection to the murder of Harish Poojary that took place on November 12th at Manihalla near BC Road.
District Superintendent of Police, Dr SD Sharanappa addressed a press meet here on Monday November 30th and said that the arrested accused is Mithun (27), a rowdysheeter. He is also the main accused in the murder case. He was arrested on November 30th at 6.30 am near Puttur bus stand. Apart from Harish murder case, Mithun is an accused in one murder case, three attempt-to-murder cases and 8 other cases in Bantwal police station, and one in Vittal police station, said the SP.
On the night of November 12th Harish Poojary was murdered at Manihalla near BC Road, when he and his friend Samiulla were returning on a bike from a cricket match. Samiulla was injured in the incident. A week after the murder, the police arrested Bhuvith Shetty and Achyuta, both belonging to a right-wing outfit.
In response to a query, SP said that Mithun also belongs to a right-wing outfit. Once the other two accused in the case get arrested, we will reveal everything. As investigation is still going on, details cannot be revealed. We have recovered the weapon used for the murder. The car used in the crime is yet to be traced, he said.
SP Sharanappa said, we have arrested only the accused and not any innocent. We will not arrest anyone without reason, he said.