Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (SS)
Mangaluru, Mar 15: Police have arrested eight persons who were wanted in several crimes and were absconding.
Those arrested include Kavoor Kunjathbail resident Raja alias Japan Manga alias Rohan Reddy (36), Kannur Padil resident Prakash Shetty, Krishnapura resident Nissar Husain, Kasba Bengre resident Kabeer among others.
Raja alias Japan Manga alias Rohan Reddy was taken into custody and brought from Bengaluru. He was an accused in the murder of bus driver Prasanna in 2013 that took place in Mangaluru rural police limits. Besides, he was accused in an attempt to murder case in Mangaluru east, a robbery case in Surathkal, an assault case in prison and an attempt to murder case in the court premises. He had absented himself from court hearing and was absconding since cases had been registered against him. The court issued a LPC arrest warrant against him.
In Bengaluru, he had created false records and had registered his name as Rohan Reddy by changing his name and address in the Aadhaar card and had even taken a SIM card.
In 2022, he had assaulted a person in Chamarajpet police limits of Bengaluru and also obstructed a policeman on duty by assaulting the cop.
The CCB unit represented by ACP P A Hegde, police inspector Shyam Sundar H M, ASI Mohan K V and CCB staff were involved in the operation of nabbing Rohan Reddy.
Prakash Shetty, a resident of Padil in Mangaluru has several cases against him in Barke and Kankanady police limits. Nissar Husain of Krishnapura has cases against him in Barke, Surathkal, Mulky, Puttur and other stations.
Kabeer alias Abdul Kabeer alias Kabbi (30) of Kasba Bengre has eight non-bailable cases registered against his name in Panambur, Mangaluru South, East, Kankanady, Bajpe and Uppinangady police stations. Achyutha and Rizwan against whom cases have been registered with Kavoor police are the other two accused who have also been arrested, according to police commissioner Kuldeep Kumar R Jain.