Mangaluru: The CCB police had arrested six associates of underworld don Balakrishna Shetty aka Vicky Shetty and another two in separate operations a few days ago.
They were Gaurish of Bajal, Jayesh of Kavoor, Naveen Shetty of Akash Bhavan, Praveen Kumar of Bantwal and Harshit of Kulshekar and Guruprasad, and Pawan Shetty of Shaktinagar and Sachin Gowda of Green Front Apartments, Bijai New Road.
In the latest crackdown on the gang members, the CCB police arrested Deekshit Shetty (25) of Hoigebail, Deekshit Devadiga aka Challu (22) of Ashoknagar, Praveen Poojary (25) and Mahesh Shetty (21), both residents of Long Lane locality in Urwa. They were picked up from Chilimbi on Saturday night.
They are suspected to have plotted criminal activity. Lethal weapons like sword and chains and vehicles have been seized.
The case has been handed over to the Urwa police, who are now pursuing the matter.