Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Aug 4: Though NIA, in addition to the district police, is involved in the investigation of the killing of the BJP youth leader Praveen Nettaru Bellare, so far no inroads have been made in apprehending the culprits. Only four locals have been arrested on the accusation of hatching a plot for the murder.
Recently, some sources said that Abid has been arrested in Talacherry by the Karnataka police. But now police sources say that he has no connection with this murder. Even the arrested local culprits are able to give the plot away but no further information on the actual killers. Public is criticising people's representatives who are passing time saying that police have got vital clues of the assailants.
The NIA team is also doing preliminary investigation based on the FIR filed by the local police. Six teams of district police are also conducting operations under the leadership of DySP Gana Kumar.
Investigation is being carried out from various angles. The NIA team also is visiting various places to trace the killers. Kerala link is the centre of this murder. Sources say that if the assailants have direct connection of banned or religious outfits, then NIA will directly involve in the investigation.