Man goes to Ramanagar court, says he killed councillor

Man goes to Ramanagar court, says he killed councillor

40-yr-old admits to murdering leader to avenge bro's death

A 40-year-old man surrendered before the sessions court in Ramanagar on Friday in connection with the recent murder of Mohammed Nizam Pasha, 35, a councillor of Topkhana Mohalla (ward number 13), in Ramanagar recently.

According to the police, Samad surrendered before the court claiming he had killed Pasha on January 13 to avenge his brother’s murder by the latter a few years ago.

“We have sought Samad’s custody to get exact information about the murder and Pasha’s involvement in it, said a senior police officer.

Pasha, a former rowdy-sheeter, was shot and hacked to death near Tippu Nagar by five unidentified men while he was returning home. Efforts are being made to trace the other suspects, the police said, adding that investigation was going on.

Five held for robbery
The Basaveshwara Nagar police have arrested five youths on the charge of armed robbery.
The suspects have been identified as Govindraju, 20; Ramu, 20; Punith, 19; Nitya alias Nityananda, 19; and Kiran, 19. The police have recovered lethal weapons, five mobile phones and a gold ring from them.

According to the police, the gang’s modus operandi was to target people walking in desolate areas, threaten them with weapons, and rob them. They had assaulted several of their victims who refused to part with valuables.

Based on a tip, the police arrested the suspects from their houses in Padmanabha Nagar and Kamala Nagar. They have several cases registered against them in various police stations across the City.

The suspects had taken to crime to lead a lavish life. Around eight cases have been cracked after their arrest, added the police.

Rs 4 lakh stolen
Thieves broke into a house near Huskur Gate under Parapanna Agarahara police limits on Thursday and made away with Rs 4 lakh in cash.

According to the police, the complainant Tulasi Ram, 35, a software engineer with a private company, had gone to attend a function, when the incident took place.

He returned home around 1 am on Friday and found the door open. The cupboard was ransacked and around Rs 4 lakh in cash, meant for his brother’s upcoming wedding, was missing, he informed the police.

Police have registered a case and are investigating it.
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