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Umar murder case : Cops open fire as accused tries to flee ; arrested

Umar murder case : Cops open fire as accused tries to flee ; arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, Oct 24, 2020:    The main accused in the rowdy sheeter Umar Farooq murder case was arrested by the police during the wee hours of Saturday at Gundya. Police had to fire  at the  leg of the accused after he tried to attack the cops in his bid to escape. Bantwal  Rural SI Prasanna  and two police personnel were injured in the  incident. The accused is Khaleel, a resident of Nandavar.



It may be recalled here that rowdy sheeter Umar Farooq who is a resident of  Kalladka was hacked to death by a gang of assailants at Bogodi near Melkar on Friday evening. Police who gathered information that the accused were fleeing in a car towards Bengaluru, intercpted the vehicle at Gundya when Khaleel weilded machete at the cops injuring  SI Prasanna. Two other accused however gave the cops a slip. The injured SI is admitted to hospital.

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