Bantwal: An attempt was made on the life of Haneef aka Mada Haneef, who had been accused in the murder of Rifai in Maripalla near Farangipet some time ago, in the same village on Dec 9.
Maripalla has witnessed a series of revenge killings as part of a gang-war between two groups, Haneef was hacked so brutally. The culprits are said to have escaped presuming that he would die. But he was taken to a private hospital in Mangaluru. His condition is said to be out of danger now.
The rural police from here have seized a car used in the act. The gang, consisting of five persons, after assaulting Haneef, are said to have escaped in an Alto car towards B C Road. The car was found abandoned near a workshop at Ganadapadpu nearby.
When the car had remained parked for a long time, it raised suspicion, The locals are said to have informed the police. Two swords used in the attack were found in the car. The murder attempt is thought to have been made for personal revenge.
The crime trail:
- Mangaluru: Rifai Murder Accused Assaulted, Condition Critical
- Bantwal: Murder Accused Attempting to Fly Abroad on Fake Passport Held at Airport
- Bantwal: Rifai Murder – With Nabbing of Another 3, Number of Arrests Rises to 8
- Bantwal: Another Accused in Rifai Murder Arrested from Kabaka
- Bantwal: Rifai Murder at Maripalla – Three in Custody, More Arrests likely soon
- Mangalore: In Revenge for Naushad’s Murder, 25-year-old Rifai Hacked to Death
- Mangalore: Naushad Murder Case – Police Arrest Six within 24 Hours
- Bantwal: Naushad Murder at Maripalla – Five Suspects Reportedly Held
- Mangalore: Nooruddin murder Accused Naushad Hacked to Death at Farangipet