Mangaluru, July 13, 2016: It is reported that Police in Mangaluru North police station have arrested Shailesh Ganiga aka Shailu, 25, resident of Bajilkere in the city under The Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug-Offenders, Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral Traffic Offenders and Slum-Grabbers Act. This follows a report submitted by Shantharam, Police Inspector, Mangaluru North PS to the Mangaluru City Police commissioner M Chandra Sekhar.
Shailesh is one of the accused in the infamous pub attack where members of Hindu chauvinist organizations assaulted revelers at a pub in the city on January 24, 2009.
He is named an accused in more than a dozen cases in various police stations in the city, city police chief said, adding that the accused has been sent to the central prison in Mysuru following the arrest. City police have arrested nine persons under the Act since January 2015, including six this year.