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RTI activist murder: NaMo brigade founder seeks anticipatory bail

RTI activist murder: NaMo brigade founder seeks anticipatory bail

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Apr 13, 2016: Naresh Shenoy, the 39-year-old founder of NaMo Brigade who is under police investigation in connection with the murder of an RTI activist in Mangalore, has filed a plea for anticipatory bail before a sessions court here.

naresh shenoy1Shenoy, whose name cropped up in investigations into the March 21 murder of RTI activist Vinayak Baliga (51) has sought anticipatory bail under section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure fearing arrest by the police.

The court has given Mangalore police time to file their objections to the bail plea. RTI activist Vinayak Baliga was hacked to death a few metres from his house around 5.45 am on March 21. He was on his way for his customary visit to Venkatramana Temple in Mangalore City. Baliga had taken on various authorities in Mangalore through his RTI campaigns over various violations.

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Vivian, Goa,Mangalore Wed, April-13-2016, 2:45
The judgement has to bring fear to all and never step into such in the future. Show that Money power never matters . Crime is crime and must be punished
Arman Prabhu, Mumbai Wed, April-13-2016, 2:29

By the sight of Baliga’s family everyone’s eyes run down. The old parents and two unmarried sisters oh no , Not even the enemy should face such a a situation. No excuse once it is proved he has to be produced before court and a unbiased judgement has to be passed .

Rajesh Kamath, Mangaluru Wed, April-13-2016, 2:24
No Bail No Mercy.
Advaith Ganiga, Bangalore Wed, April-13-2016, 2:18
The bail shouldn’t offered by the court as he is the main accused in the case. he too realize some dose of pain which Baliga’s family is undergoing.
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