Bantwal 20 Oct, 2015: The Bantwal police arrest five people in connection with the murder of a youth from Bantwal in Navoor. On Sunday dead body of a youth was found floating in Netravathi river in Navoor.
The deceased person was identified as Suresh a resident of Bantwal. They thought that Suresh fell into the river accidently while washing hands. But Suresh’s wife suspected over husband’s death and in her complaint stated that his friends might have been responsible for his murder.
Later during the investigation it came to light that there was a twist in Suresh’s murder. It is learnt that Suresh had been to one of his friend’s house on Saturday to attend a function. They were sloshed and at midnight they went to river side. An argument broke between Suresh and Harish for some reason. In anger Harish pushed Suresh into river and killed him. In this act Harish’s friends accompanied him.
SI Rakshit along with his team CI K.U. Beliappa in guidance with ASP Rahul Kumar took up the investigation and became successful in arresting the culprits within 48 hours of crime.The person arrested are identified as Harish (45), Hemachandra (30), Neelappa (55) and his two sons Vasanth (26) and Ramesh(24).