Mangalore, Jun 4: Three associates of underworld connect Vicky Shetty were arrested by the city crime branch (CCB) police led by inspector Valentine D’Souza on Wednesday, 4 June.
Deekshith Poojary (25) of Maroli, Sushil Kumar (28) of Mannagudde, and Puneet (21) of Derebail Konchady were arrested at Prashantnagar Badavane, Derebail here.
On Wednesday afternoon Deekshith, Sushil and others had gathered at Prashantnagar, Derebail and were planning to loot the house of a wealthy man. They also had plans of murdeingr Chandrahas Shetty alias Chandu and Bharatesh, both of whom are accused in the murder of rowdy Bejai Raja.
The CCB police, based on credible information about this, raided the spot and arrest the three, and thus succeeded in preventing a theft and two murders.The police seized a pistol, five bullets, a machete, a knife, a Chevrolet car, a two-wheeler, four mobile phones and a packet of chilli powder from the accused.
The arrest operation was carried out under the guidance of DCP (law and order) Dr Jagadish and DCP (crime) Vishnuvardhan. The order was issued by police commissioner R Hitendra. CCB inspector Valentine D’Souza, PSI Shyamsunder, and police personnel Shashidhar Shetty, Ganesh M P, Ganesh Kalladka, Venugopal, Chandrashekar, Rajendra Prasad, Sudhir Shetty, Abdul Jabbar, Mani M N, and Teja Kumar carried out the operation.