Surathkal police arrested five persons

Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
Pinky Nawaz

Mangaluru : The Surathkal police arrested five persons, including ‘Pinky’ Nawaz, the prime accused in the 2018 murder of Bharatiya Janata Party activist Deepak Rao. The police arrested Mohammed Faizal, 21, Mohammed Safwan, 23, Mohammed Niyaz, 20, and Mohammed Mustafa. A few days ago a bus stop in memory of Deepak was inaugurated in Surathkal area, […]

Rowdy-sheeter Pinky Nawaz attacked with lethal weapons at Katipalla

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Mangaluru : A rowdy-sheeter Pinky Nawaz was attacked by a gang with lethal weapons at Katipalla on Wednesday, February 10. The gang of attackers came in a Swift  car and attacked Pinky Nawaz and escaped. Nawaz has been admitted to hospital with grievous injuries. His condition is said to be stable. Nawaz is the prime accused […]

Police arrested another accused in Deepak Rao murder case

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Another accused in the murder of Deepak Rao at Katipalla was arrested by the The City Crime Branch (CCB) police on Tuesday, July 17th. The arrested has been identified as Safwan alias Chappu (23) from Krishnapura in Suratkal and is the brother of Rizwan, the prime accused in the case. Safan was nabbed near […]

Deepak Rao murder case: ACP files charge sheet on 13 persons

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Mangaluru: ACP Manjunath Shetty has filed a 500 page charge-sheet against 13 youth in connection with Deepak Rao murder case. The names include Mohammad Nawaz alias Pinki Nawaz, Rizwan alias Ijju alias Rijju, Mohammad Naushad, Muhammad Irfan, Abdul Azeez, Abdul Azeem, Mohammad Rafique alias Mango Rafique, Irfan, Mohammad Anas alias Anchu, Muhammad Zahir alias Zahi, […]

Deepak Rao’s brother to get job at KIOCL

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Mangaluru: As per Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde reference Sathish brother of Deepak Rao to receive employment letter from the central government’s Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd (KIOCL) this week. Sathish (28) is unable to read or write and he is dumb and deaf since childhood. Sathish will get a job in the company on humanitarian grounds. […]

One more arrested in Basheer murder case

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: The Kavoor Police on Monday arrested another accused in connection with the murder of Abdul Basheer, owner of a fast food joint, at Kottara Chowki. With this, the number of arrested has gone up to 6. The arrested man is Abhi alias Abhishek R S (20), a resident of Kepu in Bantwal taluk. Abdul […]

Case registered against VHP leader for making provocative speach

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Mangaluru: A suo motu case has been registered against a Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader for making a provocative statement on the murder of Deepak Rao and Abdul Basheer here. Case has been lodged against district working president of VHP, Jagadish Shenava. It may be recalled that Jagadish Shenava had ealrier said, “Basheer was murdered in […]

I don’t repent the murder of Basheer, says VHP leader

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Mangaluru: After BJP leader and Karkala MLA Sunil Kumar and Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde, a Vishwa Hindu Parishad seems to be vying with them in stoking fires than calming the tempers in the district battling communal hatred. A VHP leader on Sunday said that he doesn’t regret the murder of Abdul Basheer, who was murdered […]

Deepak Rao murder: Six more arrested for conspiracy

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: The city police have arrested six more persons in connection with murder of Deepak Rao. With this, the number of arrests in this case has gone upto 12. The arrested are Mohammed Rafique, Imran Nawaz from Chokkabettu, Irfan, Mohammed Anas, Mohammed Zaheed and Hidayatullah from Katipalla. They are booked for abatement and conspiracy for […]

Police say Ahmed Bashir’s murder plot hatched in district prison

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Mangaluru: The plot to murder 47-year-old Ahmed Bashir, a fast-food joint operator, in Kottara Chowki here on January 3, was hatched in the Manglauru District Prison, said Police Commissioner T.R. Suresh here on Wednesday. Bashir had been attacked following the murder of BJP activist Deepak Rao at Katipalla earlier on the same day (January 3). […]