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One more arrested in Fazil murder case

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Aug 18, 2022: The Surathkal police on Wednesday arrested one more person in connection with the July 28 murder of Mohammed Fazil.

The police gave the name of the accused as Harshith, 28, a resident of Bantwal. He had allegedly sheltered the assailants after they assaulted Fazil by taking them to his house in a car. Police have seized the car used for ferrying the assailants.



Fazil, resident of Mangalapete in Surathkal, was brutally attacked by a gang of assailants when he was standing outside a shop in Surathkal town on the night of July 28. Fazil died at a hospital later. The assailants, who came by a car, attacked him allegedly to avenge the murder of BJP Yuva Morcha leader Praveen Nettaru at Bellare on July 26.

Police have so far arrested 7 persons, including the key suspects in the case.

Courtesy: The Hindu