Mangaluru: In connection with Madoor Isubu’s murder that took place in the district sub-jail on November 2, four people have been arrested by the CCB police for their role in supplying weapons from outside the jail, said police commissioner S Murugan in a press meet held at the Commissioner’s Office here, on November 16.
The accused have been identified as Mahesh Kumar (35), a resident of Akash Bhavan Kavoor; Lathish (23) from Akash Bhavan; Satish Acharya (42) from Benjanapadav and Kamalasksha Poojary (42) from Bantwal.
According to the account given by jail inmate Sharan alias Rohidas, Kamalaksha Poojary had instructed Satish Acharya to make knives to kill Madoor Isubu. After receiving the weapons from Satish, Kamalaksha handed them over to Mahesh Poojary. On October 31 night, Mahesh and Lathish came on a two wheeler and dropped the weapons inside the old jail compound throwing them over the high wall from the outside.
Mahesh Kumar and Kamalaksha have been involved in various crimes and cases have been registered against them. Mahesh Kumar, along with others, had assaulted the owner of Diner Paradise in Kadri for not paying ‘hafta’ and a case was registered in this regard in the Kadri police station. Kamalaksha was involved in a murder and an assault case, and cases have been registered against him in the Bantwal rural police station.
When asked about the murder of Ganesh Shetty, Murugan said that it was a mob attack, Ganesh shetty was killed by one group and Madoor Isubu was killed by another group, investigation is still on in this case.
This operation was carried out under the direction of police commissioner S Murugan and the able guidance of DCP of Law & Order K M Shantaraju, DCP of Crime Dr Sanjeev M Patil and CCB inspector Velentine D’Souza by PSI Shyam Sundar and team.