Mangaluru, Sep 7,2015 : Police investigating into the recent case of murder of Hidayat, an autorickshaw driver at Natekal have managed to arrest six accused. Meanwhile, search is on for two other accused including the prime accused.
Hidayat was found dead in his autorickshaw and the suspicion was that someone might have hit his head with a heavy object.
The police who initially suspected Hidayat’s first wife Fazila took her into custody and later following revelations by her arrested her brother Fazil (25) of Ullal Madaninagar and Jamsheer, Tanvez, Khurshid, Luqman and Irfan. Naufal and Nisar also of Madani Nagar are however absconding.
It has been gathered that Hidayat had three marriages and that despite divorcing his first wife Fazila he used to visit her house on the pretext of giving chocolates to her child and then harass her.
Sources said he used to trouble Fazila despite warnings from her family. On the night of August 28, one of the accused Tanvez had hired Hidayat’s autorickshaw, took it to an isolated spot where the other accused were present and they hit Hidayat with sticks and stones killing him on the spot.