Mangaluru, May 4, 2016 : In a new development in the investigations into the RTI activist Vinayak Baliga murder case, police have on May 4, Wednesday raided the residence of Vedavyas Kamath, a close associate of absconding key suspect Naresh Shenoy, at Mannagudda in the city.
It has been gathered that the police have tried to find if Naresh Shenoy was in touch with Vedavyas or if the latter had any information regarding the whereabouts of Shenoy.
It may be recalled here that RTI activist Vinayak Baliga was brutally murdered close by his residence at Kodialbail in Mangaluru during the early hours of March 21. So far police have arrested three persons in connection with the case, including two accused said to be contract killers.
There have been vehement demands to arrest the culprits behind the case. Several organisations had also staged protests demanding justice in the case.
The raiding police team was led by ACP Tilakchandra who is heading the investigation into this case and comprised of Shantharam and Ravish, Inspectors in Bunder and Urwa police stations respectively.