Mangaluru, Sep 11, 2017 : Two prime accused in the Bhaskar Shetty murder case were assaulted by prisoners at district prison in Mangaluru city.
As per reports Bajilakeri Dhanaraj and his group attacked Niranjan Bhat and Navaneet Shetty inside the jail. Police taken both of them to Wenlock hospital for medical examination and later reportedly admitted them in the hospital for treatment.
Bhaskar Shetty, a NRI businessman, who owned big businesses in Saudi Arabia and Udupi, went missing from his house on July 28, 2016, and his mother Gulabi Shetty lodged a missing complaint at the Manipal police station on July 29. A week later, Rajeshwari and her son Navaneet were arrested by the Manipal police. Later three more arrests were made, Niranjan Bhat an astrologer being one among them. During interrogation, it was found that Bhaskar Shetty was killed and then burnt. Later his remains were immersed in a river.