The arrested have been identified as Mohammed Hasim (27), Nissar alias Riyaz (33), and Mohammed Razim (24), all residents of Mulki, and Aboobakar Siddique (27), a resident of Udupi.
As per police report, on Friday Hiyaz, Abdul Latheef and Imran were on their back from a bank when accused Hakeem, Wafa, Asim, Siddique, Nissar, Bava, Farhan, Razeem and Siddique attacked the trio with sharp weapons and bottles. The injured were taken to hospital, where Abdul Lateef was declared brought dead.
The weapons and vehicles used for murder have been confiscated. Investigation is in progress to find out the motive behind the murder and the arrest of remaining accused.
It is said, there is an old rivalry between the young Congress leader Hakeem and Muneer, the gang targeted to attack Muneer has been confirmed. Muneer’s son-in-law, Lateef came to protect him, but the serious injury take the life of Lateef.
Abdul Latheef owned a Online Gold named jewellery shop in Mudabire city and his wife serving as lawyer in Mudabidre court.