Murder of lorry driver: Man arrested

Murder of lorry driver: Man arrested

The Panambur police arrested a man in connection with the missing lorry driver Anil Kumar along with 1,050 boxes palm oil worth Rs 7.50 lakh.

The arrested, Asadulla Sharif (49), along with his accomplices, had murdered Anil Kumar and buried the body at Kumbalagodu in Ramnagara.

It is said that driver Anil Kumar had taken palm oil in a lorry to Bengaluru from Baikampady on August 28. As Anil Kumar failed to reach the destination, Shivaganesh Transport owner had filed a cheating case at Panambur, on August 30.

As the police started the investigation, they arrested Asadulla Sharif, who spilled the beans over the murder of Anil Kumar.

The police handed the body over to the family members after conducting a post-mortem.