Mangalore, Oct 8: Taranath Shetty, who found his wife Shalini Shetty murdered in their flat in Nallasopara in Mumbai on May 3, 2011 night has sought justice in connection to the murder.
Speaking at the press meet held at Press Club on October 8, Tuesday, he said that he married Shalini (30), daughter of Anni Shetty from Perindile Mane in Laila village in Beltangady taluk, on May 7, 2009 and his wife was pregnant when she was found murdered on May 3, 2011.
He also said that after filing the FIR, the police was finding difficult to trace the culprit. But when he revealed his suspicions on Ninjur Ashok Shetty, his relative, who had visited their house a few days before her death, the police made an investigation into the case.
Police who kept a track on Ashok’s every movement had even traced his phone calls and based on the proof and arrested from his wife’s house located near Maripalla of Farangipet.
The accused Ashok Shetty was brought to Mumbai for interrogation, where he confessed the crime and said that he took away all her jewellery after murdering her.
Tharnath said that he was happy that the case will be far to him. But Justice R N Joshi had given a verdict of no evidence to the murder and freed Ashok Shetty.
Further, he said to approach the high court to seek justice for his wife’s murder.
Shalini’s Shetty’s uncle Anand Shetty, brother Janardhan Shetty, niece Jayashree, Taranath Shetty’s brother Shekar Shetty were present at the press meet.