2 involved in kidnapping of ex-minister nabbed in Bangaluru

Bengaluru, Jul 28 (IANS): The Bengaluru police opened fire at two notorious criminals before nabbing them in the wee hours of Wednesday. They were wanted in a former MLA's kidnapping case as well as a murder of a businessman, said the police here.

According to the police, the accused are identified as Tamil Nadu based criminal Kaviraj and his associate Amaresh, from Bengaluru. They were shot at their knees when they tried to flee from their hideout in Byappnahalli in Bengaluru.

The police added that the duo attacked the search team members that had gone to nab them and in order to overpower these criminals, Indiranagar police inspector, Harish and Assistant Commissioner of Police (Halasuru Division) Kumar opened fire on them.

The police added that the criminals were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

The police said that these criminals were wanted in a murder of city based realtor. "On July 5, the members of gang Kaviraj carried out a killing of a businessman Vijyakumar after taking ransom of Rs 48 lakh. He was killed in Hosur after lured by the gang on the pretext of selling a land," the police said.

The police added that the same gang led by Kaviraj was also involved in kidnapping of former minister Varthur Prakash, who was kidnapped from near Kolar in November.

"The police had arrested Kaviraj in December 2020 and was sent to prison then. But after coming out on bail, his gang became active again and killed Indiranagar based realtor, Vijaykumar in Hosur," the police claimed.



Top Stories

Leave a Comment

Title: 2 involved in kidnapping of ex-minister nabbed in Bangaluru

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.

Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image