Udupi, Sep 16,2016: The court here has sent Niranjan Bhat, a self-proclaimed astrologer who is one of the main accused in the businessman Bhasker Shetty murder case, to two days of CID custody. The CID had earlier moved an application seeking Bhat’s custody for further interrogations in the case.
This is the first time that the CID is taking custody of the main accused in the case.
Meanwhile, all the five accused including Rajeshwari, wife of Bhasker Shetty and Niranjan, son of Shetty will be produced before the court on September 19 when their judicial custody period ends.
All the three main accused are in District Prison in Mangaluru while Niranjan’s father Srinivas Bhat and his driver Raghavendra who too are behind bars on the charges of destroying evidences, have been lodged in Hiriadka jail.