Two men arrested in BJP youth wing leader murder case
   Date :29-Jul-2022

 BJP youth wing leader murder 
 
 
DAKSHINA KANNADA,
 
TWO persons were arrested and 20 others were detained by Karnataka police on Thursday in connection with the murder case of BJP activist Praveen Kumar Nettaru.
Karnataka Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) for Law and Order Alok Kumar and Dakshina Kannada Superintendent of Police (SP) Rishikesh Bhagavan Sonavane confirmed the arrest of the two and said that their connection with organisations is being investigated.
The arrested persons have been identified as Mohammad Shafeeq Bellare and Zakir Savanur. Zakir has a criminal case against him and investigation is on to ascertain the objective behind the murder and involvement of other individuals, stated SP Rishikesh Bhagavan Sonavane. ADGP Alok Kumar explained that about 20 persons have been detained for questioning. The murder is being probed from all angles, he said. Both arrested accused are from Bellare town in Dakshina Kannada, he said. The deceased Praveen also hailed from Bellare city. Sources explained that all the suspected individuals picked up by the police in connection with the murder have links with the Popular Front of India (PFI) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI).