Double murder: 2 DAR constables arrested

Double murder: 2 DAR constables arrested

Two constables attached to DAR (District Armed Reserve), who had provided logistics help to the accused in the Kota Manooru double murder case were arrested on Monday. 

Udupi Superintendent of Police Laxman Nimbargi said the arrested constables Pavan Amin and Virendra Acharya had been remanded in judicial custody till February 15.

With the arrest of DAR constables, the number of the people arrested for the brutal murder of Bharth and Yathish on January 26 rose to eight. 

Pavan and Veerendra were close to Harish Reddy, Rajashekar Reddy, Mahesh Ganiga and Santhosh Kunder who had been arrested in the murder case.

After the murder of Bharth and Yathish on January 26, Pavan had helped in providing shelter for the accused at Kuchooru in Hebri.

Later, he had supplied SIM, mobile phone and cash to Harish Reddy on the following morning, Nimbargi said. 

DAR Constables Veerendra Acharya and Pavan had also engaged a car for the accused men and through their contacts had provided accommodation for the men in Mallandooru in N R Pura in Chikkamagaluru district.

The constables also had assisted the accused in disposing off their mobilephones and others items, the SP added.