Mangaluru: Beltangady police nab POCSO suspect from six year old case

Source: S.O. News Service | By Arfa Kazia | Published on 13th March 2018, 1:29 AM | Coastal News |

Mangaluru: The Beltangady police were successful in arresting an accused from a case filed six years ago and booked him under POCSO Act on 11th March, Sunday.

The arrested accused has been identified as Melvin D’souza alias Jeevan aka Mohammad Salman (32yrs).

Melvin was absconding since the last six years after a criminal case was registered against him at Bantwal police station in 2012 under POCSO.

The police, who had been gained intel about the suspect’s movements, immediately formed a team consisting of head constables and constables. The team tracked down Melvin and arrested him at Moodbidri.

He will be produced to the Second Additional Sessions Court in Mangalore.

Read These Next

SDPI celebrates formation day in Sirsi

Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) Sirsi unit celebrated its formation day today on Wednesday, 21st June here at its block office in Sirsi. SDPI office bearers, cadres and supporters joined the flag hoisting ...

Mangaluru: Officials blame NHAI for state of NH66

With the district administrations of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi blaming the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for the mess along National Highway 66, the lifeline of the districts, PWD Minister H.D. Revanna on ...

YODA DAY PROGRAM AT MURDESHWAR

Murdeshwar Yoga Samiti will be celebrating International Yoga Day tomorrow at R N Shetty residency at early morning 6 am.

Bus hits a pedestrian near Kumta; injured

A pedestrian was injured seriously after he was hit by a government bus in an incident that happened near Betkuli village in Kumta taluk on Wednesday morning.

Sea eating into beach; locals call for solution

Following heavy rain and winds, sea erosion has been noticed at Ravindranath Tagore beach in the city. Sea erosion is an annual problem during monsoon on the beach near Hanuman statue.