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Kanyana murder case : Cops arrest two main accused; seize weapons

Kanyana murder case : Cops arrest two main accused; seize weapons

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, Sep 05, 2015: Police who are investigating into the recent case of murder of a youth and attack on two of his friends in the Kanyana market area during broad daylight have succeeded in arresting two of the accused. A car as well as the weapons used by the assailants during the attack  have been seized. The arrests were made on September 4, Friday.

kanyana murder..Those arrested are Rafique alias Nappate Rafique alias Mohammad Rafique (26) from Attegoli in Kayyara near Uppala and Paddu alias Padmanabha (24) from Bayikatte in Paivalike. Paddu was driving the  car carrying the assailants.

It is learnt, the assailants  who had come from Kasargod had attacked  the three friends who had come to attend a wedding at Kanyana. A  youth named Asif was killed while  Hakim and Riyaz were seriously injured in the attack which was said to be in retaliation to the attack on the life of Zia from Paivalike about a year ago.

It is learnt, the police managed to arrest the duo based on the revelations of  Ikku alias Mohammad Iqbal Poyyagadde, the autorickshaw driver who assisted the assailants to flee after the murder.

The arrests were made by a police team  led by circle inspector K U Belliappa. Nappate Rafique who was arrested on Friday is said to be a notorious criminal wanted in connection with several cases.

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