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Praveen Poojary murder: Judicial custody of all 21 accused extended

Praveen Poojary murder: Judicial custody of all 21 accused extended

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Sep 16, 2016: The court of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate on Thursday extended till September 28 the judicial custody of all the 21 accused in the Praveen Poojary murder case.

Praveen1Activists belonging to right-wing groups brutally assaulted 29-year-old Poojary, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member, and another person, Akshaya Devadiga (20), at Kenjur village near Hebri on the night of August 17, alleging that they were carrying cows to a slaughterhouse.

Praveen succumbed to his injuries at Mahesh Hospital in Brahmavar on the same night.

On August 18, the police arrested 18 activists on the charges of assault, murder and rioting, while three more were nabbed on August 20.

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Mohammed Kunhi, Udupi Fri, September-16-2016, 1:12
The person who is gone is gone bu the others have to strive for justice. Wait for years and years
Sowmya Prabhu, Mangaluru Fri, September-16-2016, 1:06
When will we hear the verdict from court because we are tired of hearing of judicial custody. Usually court asks for the eye witness in all cases that gives a flee foe culprits from crime
Aradhana B Uchil, Kundapur Fri, September-16-2016, 1:03
No wonder the criminals get the bail.
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