Bhaskar Shetty case: Judicial custody of all Five accused extended till October 17
Udupi: The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court has extended the judicial custody of all five accused in Bhaskar Shetty murder case till October 17.
The Judicial custody of all the five accused ended on Monday, October 3. The DySP Criminal Investigation department produced all the five accused before the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate.
The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate extended judicial custody of Rajeshwari Shetty, Navaneenth Shetty, Niranjan Bhat, Srinivas Bhat and Raghavendra till October 17. In the last hearing the counsel for the accused objected Rajewshari Shetty travelling in a police vehicle from Mangaluru jail to Padubidri and then in a service bus from Padubidri to Udupi to produce her before the court. The court also directed the police to bring the accused in a police vehicle from the jail to the court to ensure their safety. As per the direction of the court, this time, accused Rajeshwari Shetty was brought in a police vehicle from Mangaluru.
The District and Sessions Court granted bail to Srinivas Bhat, father of Niranjan Bhat and Raghavendra, Niranjan Bhat’s driver who was charged with destruction of evidence on October 1.