Kasargod, May 01, 2017: A person who is said to be an accused in a murder case was found murdered in a barbaric way with his head severed from the body in an isolated spot near Maaliyankare fort at Kumble on April 30, Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Abdul Salam (32) from Peruvad in Kumble. Another man identified as Naushad of Badrianagar, said to be Abdul Salam’s accomplice was found critically injured. He has been rushed to a hospital in Mangaluru.
The deceased Abdul Salam was an accused in th case of murder of Shafique (25), son of Kumble GP member Peral Ahmed in 2014.
Police had arrested Abdul Salam Naushad and two others in connection with the case of vandalising the house of Siddique of Peral, anther murder accused, well past midnight on Sunday. All of them were released at around 2 pm on Sunday. Later Abdul Salam’s body was found. Two bikes and an autorickshaw were also found at the spot.
A previous enmity is suspected to be the cause of the murder. Kumble Police are investigating.