Mangaluru, Aug 2, 2015 : As per reports, Central Crime Branch police Aug 1 arrested two out of three persons accused of attempt to murder and robbery. On a tip off, officers headed by Police Inspector Valentine D’Souza arrested Shashi Poojary (23), resident of K.S. Rao Nagar, Mulki, and Dhanraj Poojary (23), resident of Patrakodi, Vamanjoor. The two, along with another, had allegedly attempted to murder Lathish Naik near Alake Market on July 27.
Lathish, along with his friends Indrajit, Siddarth, Pratap and Mithun, was standing near the market. The three accused travelling in a car hit Lathish from behind. The trio later attacked him with swords and other sharp-edged weapons, causing grievous injuries. Indrajith, who tried to intervene, too was injured in the process.
The accused then fled the spot, but abandoned the car after it broke down. In a bid to escape, they waylaid Nischith, who was on a scooter near Mannagudda, and escaped with his vehicle.
Separate cases were registered in Mangaluru East and Barke police stations following complaints from Lathish and Nischith respectively.