Mangaluru, Dec 30, 2015 : Dreaded underworld don Bannanje Raja was produced before a court in Mangaluru on December 30, Wednesday in connection with the Bharathi Builders shoot-out case reported from Bejai on July 7,2014. Raja has been booked under IPC Section 307 for attempt to murder and under Arms Act. Bannanje Raja who was arrested in Morocco in February this year is lodged in the Belagavi prison.
Hearing with regard to two other cases reported from Barke and Bunder police station limits, in which Bannanje Raja is said to be an accused, will also take place in the days to come.
After his arrest in Morocco, Raja was taken to Belagavi for probe into the R.N. Naik murder case reported from Ankola in 2014 and also to Udupi where he has four cases against him.
Raja is facing a total of 44 charges of which investigation are underway with regard to 16 charges.