Mangaluru, Feb 17, 2018: Panambur police have arrested a gang of three which was involved in looting drivers of vehicles as well as passengers at Kudremukh Junction near Tannirbavi Cross Road. The arrests were made on February 16, Friday. Two other accused had managed to escape.
Those arrested are Pradeep Kumar alias Pradeep Mendon (47) of Ambalpady, Udupi, Charan Shet of Bolar and Sunil (20) of Kudroli. The three used to threaten people with weapons and loot them with the intention of making enough money to execute their plan of killing a person named Aneesh and his accomplices at Tannirbavi. The murders were hatched to avenge the killing of Bharatesh’s elder brother Shivaraj by the gang led by Aneesh.
The accused Pradeep was wanted in nearly 14 cases while Charan is an accused in four cases.