Bananje Raja and his eight accomplices convicted

Thursday, March 31st, 2022
Bannanje Raja

Mangaluru : Underworld don Bananje Raja and his eight accomplices have been convicted under provisions of the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA) for the murder of businessman R N Nayak at Ankola in Uttar Kannada district. Three accused were acquitted, while three were still at large. The sentence will be pronounced on April […]

Former underworld don Muthappa Rai dies at 68

Friday, May 15th, 2020
Muttappa Rai

Mangaluru : Former underworld don Muthappa Rai, 68, passed away on May 15, Friday. He was suffering from cancer and was hospitalised for the past few days. He had recently held a press conference where he talked about his ill health and described himself as “a dying man”. Starting his career as a clerk in Vijaya […]

Underworld don Ravi Poojary appointed separate lawyers to legal fight

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Ravi poojary

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 […]

Underworld don Bannanje Raja brought to see his ailing mother

Monday, July 9th, 2018
Bannaje raja

Udupi :  Underworld don Bannanje Raja was brought to Udupi Town Police limits amid tight police security on Sunday to visit his ailing mother. The Udupi district court had granted him one-day permission to visit his ailing mother. Raja is lodged in Belagavi jail. He will be taken to his ailing mother at his house […]

Underworld don Bannanje Raja released for a day to visit his mother

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Udupi: Underworld don, Bannanje Raja, was released for a day from the prison to visit his mother in the district. Raja was granted a day’s release by the judge to visit his ailing mother. He would be escorted by tight police security. Bannanje Raja who is lodged in Hindalga jail in Belagavi, he was arrested […]

Bannanje Raja judicial custody extended till December 16

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
Bannaje Raja

Mangaluru : A Special Court, established under the Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act 2000, has extended the judicial custody of underworld don Bannanje Raja till December 16. The district principal and sessions judge extended Raja’s custody after he was produced before the court. Security was beefed up in and around the court premises when […]

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, […]

Don Bannanje Raja brought to Udupi, to face trial in 16 cases

Sunday, August 16th, 2015
Bannaje Raja

Udupi : Underworld don Bannanje Raja, who was extradited to India from Morocco on Friday, will be tried in only 16 of the 44 cases he is said to be involved in. On Saturday, he was brought to Udupi in connection with the murder of Ankola businessman R N Nayak. A police team had flown him […]

Ravi Poojary associates Rohit and Sunil arrested in Permude murder attempt case

Friday, June 27th, 2014
Sunil Rohit

Mangalore: The CCB police arrested two more aids of underworld dons Ravi Poojary and Kali Yogish on Tuesday, June 26. The accused are identified as Sunil (22), resident of Panjimogeru and Rohit Kamath (23), from Ashwathnagar, Urva. The both accused wanted in murder plan of two builders at Kuntapadavu near Permude near Bajpe on June […]

Kasargod police nabbed underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim former aide Puttu

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
Dawood Ibrahim

Kasargod: The Kasargod police have arrested Abdul Hameed, alias Puttu (40) on charges of being the former aide of underworld Don Dawood Ibrahim. The operation was made on Saturday June 21, late night in Manjeshwar. Puttu was worked with Dawood Ibrahim in late 80s and early 90s. After the Mumbai blasts in 1993 he separated […]