Four arrested in Karnataka Muslim youth murder case

Four suspects have been arrested by Karnataka special police team from different places, informed police sources. The identity of the arrested is yet to be confirmed. 

 

  • The police department formed a special team to nab the killers
  • Suhas' gang, which had previously been implicated in murder and attempted murder cases, is suspected of playing a part
  • It is suspected that Fazil was killed by Hindu activists in retaliation for the murder of Praveen Nettare

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Four arrested in Karnataka Muslim youth murder case

Karnataka: Karnataka Police investigating the murder case of Mohammad Fazil Mangalpet have arrested four persons. Police sources said on Tuesday that the accused have been picked up from various places, including Uttara Kannada, Bengaluru.

The police department had formed a special team to nab the killers headed by an ACP rank officer as per the request of Fazil`s family. Police seized the car used for carrying out the murder and arrested the owner of the vehicle Ajith Crasta (40).

Sources said the police are confident of cracking the case as they have got definite clues on the gang of murderers. They suspected the role of the gang headed by Suhas, who was earlier involved in a murder and attempt to murder cases.

However, it is yet to be confirmed about the identity of the arrested persons. The police department is likely to make the announcement in this regard later in the day.

Fazil was hacked to death on July 28 in Surathkal town of Dakshina Kannada district. Opposition parties had demanded an impartial probe in the murder case. Chief Minister Baavaraj Bommai had stated that the police have been given the freedom to conduct an investigation and nab the murderers.

It is suspected that Fazil was killed by Hindu activists in retaliation for the murder of BJP Yuva Morcha member Praveen Kumar Nettare.

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