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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (DV)
Mangaluru, Nov 20: ADGP Alok Kumar visited the spot on Sunday, November 20 evening where an explosion took place in an auto rickshaw at Garodi in Nagori here and gathered relevant information regarding the incident. The explosion, a suspected terror act, had taken place here on Saturday.
Speaking to reporters, he said , "The two injured in the auto rickshaw blast are being treated in the hospital. The suspect has sustained 45% burns due to the blast. He is answering the queries through hand signals. The suspect had booked an auto stating that he wanted to go to Pumpwell."
"We have received several pieces of information from the inquiry. We have asked the relatives of the suspect to identify him. Today, at midnight his relatives may arrive in the city," the ADGP informed.
Alok Kumar said that the suspect needed to be further probed to find out whom he had visited. "The probe will be conducted from various angles. The team of NIA is conducting the probe. Three cases of wall graffiti have been reported in the city. After a detailed investigation, the role of the accused in the graffiti case will be identified. The identity of the suspect needs to be be traced through DNA tests or from the family members. So, his family members were asked to come," he added.