Bantwal, July 7,2017: Dakshina Kannada District Superintendent of Police Sudheer Kumar Reddy who is camping in the Bantwal Town Police Station ever since RSS worker Sharath was stabbed at BC Road last week, has said that six police teams have launched a manhunt to nab the assailants. The SP who spoke to reporters on July 6, Thursday said so far 20 people have been questioned and added that no definite clue has been found so far.
The SP admitted that though the CCTV footages from the camera in front of the laundry where the incident took place, have been scrutinised, the images are vague and only reveals that the accused had arrived by motor bike and left the place after the attack.
The SP has said that security has been tightened in the wake of the protests planned at BC Road on Friday by a Hindu outfit.
He also stated that over 1000 personnel from neighbouring districts including Mysuru and Kodagu have been deployed in Bantwal.
The SP even convened a meet at the station on Thursday and the same was attended by senior officials including in-charge Additional SP Vishnuvardhan, DySP Ravish and others.