Udupi, Aug 17,2016 : All the three main accused in the sensational Bhasker Shetty murder case were produced before the court here on August 16. All the three have now been remanded to judicial custody till August 24.
If Bhasker Shetty’s wife Rajeshwari has been lodged in the women’s cell of the district jail in Mangaluru, Shetty’s son Navaneeth and priest Niranjan are lodged in the Hiriadka prison.
It has been gathered that none of the accused have applied for bail so far.
Praveen Kumar, Public Prosecutor in the case said the DNA tests are likely to be done on August 18 and the blood samples of Bhasker’s mother and brother will be taken and matched with the pieces of bones which the investigators have found in Palli river.
In case the DNA samples match then it would be considered as a crucial evidence against the accused, he said.