Moodbidri Murder Plot : Bajrang Dal Worker Samitraj Held
Moodbidri: Three persons had been arrested by the Mangaluru city crime bureau (CCB) police from Swaraj maidan in Moodbidri while plotting to murder a prominent person on May 18.
An Omni car and lethal weapons had been seized from their possession. They had reportedly confessed to involvement of ‘Bombay’ Kiran Shetty of Padumarnadu, Sujit Shetty of Kallabettu and Samit Raj of Daregudde, based on the confessions of the arrested.
Kiran Shetty is said to be the mastermind of the plot is now reportedly lodged in Mysuru jail. The Omni car seized that day belongs to Samit Raj, said to be a Bajrang Dal worker.
He already faces cases in disturbances that followed Prashant Poojary murder, recent trouble in connection with fish trade in Moodbidri and assault on catte transporters in Gantalkatte.
Samitraj has been sent to judicial custody after being produced in a court in Moodbidri.