Mangalore, Oct 21, 2012: The Bangalore police have arrested 3 people from Madikeri in connection with the attack on Dayanand Pai, managing director of Century Group, on Oct 16, at Chamarajpet in Bangalore.
The Bangalore police had come to Madikeri searching for Vignesh, an associate of Hebbettu Manjanna, the chief accused in the attack on the businessman. They arrested two more people along with Vignesh.
Vigensh is from Nidugane near Madikeri and he is believed to be associated with Hebbettu Manjanna, who is now hiding from the law in Thailand.
It may be recalled that Dayanand Pai was attacked near Ramakrishna Ashram in Basawanagudi, near National College, Bangalore at 5:30 p.m. on Oct 16. He was travelling in his bullet-proof car, when four associates of Hebbettu Manjanna arrived on motorbikes and fired two rounds at his car.
Although the bullets shattered the windscreen of the car, the entrepreneur escaped uninjured.