Rowdy sheeter ‘Akash Bhavan’ Sharan taken into police custody

Saturday, April 24th, 2021
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Mangaluru : The police have taken into custody Akash Bhavan Sharan, said to be an associate of underworld operative Vikki Shetty, in connection with two motor vehicle theft cases and a plan to murder two associates of another such operative Ravi Poojary. He had hatched a plan to eliminate rivals Pradeep Mendon and ‘Monkey Stand’ […]

Ravi Poojary’s close aide Notorious gangster Ghulam arrested

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Mangaluru: An aide of notorious gangster Ravi Poojary was arrested by Central crime branch police recently for allegedly making extortion calls to people. The arrested identified as Ghulam was produced before the court and has been remanded to 10-day police custody. According to the police, Ghulam was acting on the directions of Poojary. Earlier this […]

Underworld don Ravi Poojary appointed separate lawyers to legal fight

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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Mangaluru: The underworld element Ravi Poojary, who was arrested in Senegal in West Africa is preparing for a legal fight and has appointed separate lawyers to argue with the police there. Three weeks backs, Ravi Poojary who was in possession of a fake passport was arrested in Dakar by Senegal police through Interpol and subjected […]

Kumaraswamy says it’s due to his govt’s efforts

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Udupi : Indian intelligence officials reported on Thursday evening that they were notified about the detention of underworld don Ravi Poojary in Senegal. Poojary, who hails from Udupi district in Karnataka, had been on the Interpol’s Red Corner Notice list for long and was finally detained by the West African police force as he was […]

Cong leader gets life threat from mafia don Ravi Poojary

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Mangaluru: Congress leader U K Monu has alleged threat to his life from an unknown caller who he believes is none other than mafia don Ravi Poojary. Monu, a Wakf board member and a close aide of minister UT Khader filed a complaint at Konaje police station in this regards. In his complaint, Monu alleged […]

Miscreants open fire at businessman’s house

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Mangaluru: Barely a couple of weeks after miscreants fired at an employee of a textile showroom in the city demanding hafta (extortion money), two bike-borne men opened fire at the residence of a businessman in Mulki on Saturday night. Around 9pm on Saturday, two bike-borne men arrived at the residence of businessman M Nagaraj located […]

Ravi Poojary associate sharp shooter Landry Ganesh Shetty arrested at Baikampady

Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Mangaluru and Belgavi police have arrested a sharp shooter at Baikampady in Mangaluru city on Friday. The arrested, Landry Ganesh Shetty (35) is one of the companions of underground don Ravi Poojary. According to the Belagavi police, the shooter was helping 6 criminals who were arrested in Belagavi recently. The sharp shooter was sent […]

Interpole issues red cornered notice against four most wanted underworld elements

Monday, August 29th, 2016
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Bengaluru: The interpole has issued a red corner notice to four underworld elements on Friday. City Crime Branch (CCB) has penned a new plan to nab the four notorious underworld criminals namely Ravi Poojary, Kali Yogesh, Vishwanatha Koraga Shetty and Hebbettu Manja. Interesting thing is all the four are reportedly from Karnataka state. After arresting […]

Advocate Naushad murder case 3sentenced to life imprisonment

Monday, November 30th, 2015
Advocate Naushad

Mangaluru : The local sessions court on Friday sentenced to life three alleged associates of underworld operative Ravi Poojary for the murder of young advocate Naushad Kashimji in 2009. Two other alleged associates have been sentenced to seven years imprisonment. According to the police, Ravi Poojary had assigned the task of eliminating Naushad — who […]

Dakshina Kannada district’s links with underworld

Monday, October 26th, 2015
Abhayachandra jain

Mangaluru : The reported threat to Minister K.Abhayachandra Jain’s life, by a person claiming to be underworld operative Ravi Poojary, on Saturday, brought to the fore the links of underworld with Mangaluru city and Dakshina Kannada district. This incident comes a few days after two motorcyclists fired two rounds at a jewellery shop in Puttur, […]