Gangadhar Pangala murder case: Police arrests three persons

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Mangalore, May 22: Police arrested three persons today in connection with the killing of a senior Congress worker in a hit and run accident at nearby Baikampady last week.

Gangadhar Pangala (55) was returning from Muloor by his two wheeler when an unidentified vehicle hit him and sped away, Pangala had died due to the impact. The victim’s family had raised doubts about the death.


Satish Baikampady, the main accused is still at large and there could be more persons involved, police said. The CCTV footage in the camera installed in the goods railway station showed a jeep waiting and then knocking down the scooter Pangala was riding.

Sources said, Pangala was possibly to be nominated as chairman of the Karnataka State Fisheries Development.

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