Mangaluru, Dec 22, 2014: Three persons wanted in connection with a case of looting a TV journalist near the service bus stand in the city have been arrested by the Pandeshwar police.
Those arrested are Mohammad Ashraf from Ullal, Ganesh from Kuppepadavu and a minor from Kolya. Earlier the journalist named Nagesh had lodged a complaint with the police stating that two strangers had picked up an unnecessary quarrel with him while he was at the Balavana park near the bus stand and had snatched his costly mobile phone and a gold chain.
Nagesh was later hospitalised for injuries he suffered during the confrontation. If Ganesh and the minor boy were arrested for the looting of the journalist, Mohammad Ashraf was apprehended for buying the stolen mobile phone and chain.
Police said Ganesh and Ashraf had several cases pending against them. The third accused a minor has been sent to Shivamogga Remand Home.