The District Anti Rowdy Squad has today (31/07/06) nabbed two associates of under world Criminal Bannanje Raja from Kavoor and seized a loaded revolver and a Pistol with live rounds .
The names of accused being:
- Suresh Kumar @ Karate Suresh (35) R/o Mahesh Nilaya, Kamblakatta, Kodavoor Village, Udupi
- Srinivas @ Sheena (41) R/o Thodlagudde, Kavoor, Kunjathbail Village, Mangalore Taluk
Facts of the Case
On 31/07/2006 noon the Anti Rowdy Squad headed by PI Mr.Vinay Gaonkar on routine patrolling at Kavoor found accused No1 Karate Suresha of Udupi a known Rowdy sheeter and associate of underworld criminal Bannanje Raja chatting with accused No.2 on the footpath, with a motorbike parked aside. On seeing the police they attempted to flee but, were caught by the squad.
On their personal search, a loaded imported pistol (worth Rs.2 lakhs) was found in the possession of Karate Suresha while another loaded imported revolver (worth Rs.1 lakhs) was found in the possession of the latter, both without licence.
Hence the duo was arrested along with the pistol, revolver, 11 live rounds, 02 mobile phones and the motorcycle and handed over to Kavoor PS for further legal action.
The accused persons it appears were hatching a conspiracy attack some businessman/industrialist in the city at the behest of Bannanje Raja. However the mater is being probed further by Kavoor Police.
ASI Narayana Byndoor, Chandappa, Yogish, Umesh Hosolike, Damodar, Melwin Pinto, Subba Patali, David D’souza and Shiva Naik of the Anti Rowdy Squad had participated in the operation.