Basheer's murder: Police hunt for weapons in Netravati river

Source: S.O. News Service | By Sajjad Qazi | Published on 11th January 2018, 6:17 PM | Coastal News | Don't Miss |

Mangaluru: Police team led by Assistant Commissioner of police, Valentine D'Souza, conducted a search operation for the weapons and mobile phones used in the killing of Basheer, a resident of Akashbhavan, who was murdered at Kottara Chowki in retaliation to the murder of Deepak Rao.

The assailants had allegedly thrown the weapons in Netravati river after the heinous act. The accused were also taken to the spot.

The expert divers hired by the police searched the river. 

The accused arrested in this connection are Sandesh, Dhanush, Shreejith, and Kishan. They mercilessly attacked with the intention of killing Basheer near Kottara Chowki when he was closing the fast food shop and getting ready to return home. Basheer succumbed to the grievous injuries four days later.

It was studied that the accused threw the weapons used in the murder and also the mobile phones that were used to communicate while carrying out the crime in their bid to escape.

As the police got this information from the accused during the inquiry, they are continuing their search for the weapons and mobiles with the help of specialist divers of Tannirbavi. Seeing the team and vehicles of police, rumors made round by the public that a suicide has taken place near Netravati bridge for some time.

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