Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal
Bantwal, Dec 9: Ten people were arrested for transferring tar from tankers brought by a private factory.
The arrested are identified as Vijay Kumar Shetty, Sudhakar Shetty, Mohammad Imran, Ashraf M, Virendra S R, Madaswamy, Prabhakaran, Navin Kumar M G, Mohammad Nisar, and Mohammad Sihabuddin.
The illicit transfer of tar was taking place at Amai village in Kadleshwalya in the night on Friday December 8. The tar was being transferred from tankers brought by the private company. Police sub-inspector Manjunath T, along with his team of detectives, reportedly confronted and apprehended individuals at the scene.
Upon investigation, it was revealed that Vijay Kumar Shetty and Sudhakar Shetty alias Sudhakar Kotari from Udupi, along with others, were allegedly involved in the activity.
Six tankers which were used for the unauthorized transfer of tar, were seized. A weighing scale used for measuring tar, a gas cylinder and an iron tanker, and nine mobile phones belonging to the accused were seized.
Cases have been filed and investigation is underway.