Mangaluru, Nov 28, 2015 : A total of 117 murders have taken place in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada district so far in the year 2015. A total of 145 persons have been arrested in this connection.
This was revealed by Home Minister Dr G Parameshwar in reply to a question raised by MLC Ivan D’Souza in the State Legislative Council on November 27, Friday.
The Minister also revealed that as many as 117 murders took place in 2014 and 196 persons arrested in connection with these murders, thus taking the tally in the two years to 217 murders and 341 arrests.
The Minister also informed that out of the total murders three murders reported in 2015 and one in 2014 in Mangaluru related to underworld.
He also informed that a total of six cases of immoral rowdyism have been registered since 2014.