Suspect detained in Udupi homicide case, interrogation underway

Bengaluru: The prime suspect within the brutal homicide of 4 members of a household at Nejaru in Udupi district has been arrested, two senior cops within the know of the event mentioned on Tuesday.

4 mebers of a household have been stabbed to loss of life in Tripti Nagar space of Udupi district on Sunday. (HT Photograph)

The suspect, recognized as Praveen, was arrested from Kudachi in Belagavi district, mentioned one of many officers on the situation of anonymity.

In keeping with the officer, Praveen, initially from Sangli in Maharashtra, was employed as a safety guard at Mangalore airport. The Udupi deputy SP-led staff tracked and arrested him in Belagavi, the place he had sought refuge at a relative’s home. The arrest was facilitated via cellular tower location monitoring, the officer added.

When requested in regards to the arrest, Udupi superintendent of police Arun Kumar didn’t verify it. He, nevertheless, mentioned, “We’re verifying a number of suspects. We’re prone to get a transparent image tomorrow (Wednesday).”

Haseena (46) and her three kids – Afnan (23), Aynaz (21), and Aseem (12) — have been stabbed to loss of life in Tripti Nagar space of Udupi taluk on Sunday. One other member of the family, Hajira (70), sustained stab accidents and is presently receiving remedy.

SP Arun Kumar had advised the media that the attacker had employed an auto from Santhekatte to Tripti Nagar round 8:30 am on Sunday. The murderer all of a sudden broke into Hasina’s home and stabbed 4 folks with a knife. The boy who was enjoying outdoors the home entered the home after listening to the commotion and he was stabbed too.

The killer who stabbed 5 folks in simply quarter-hour. “ We suspect it might be a case of private enmity, as no proof of theft has been discovered through the investigation,” Kumar mentioned.

Shyam, an auto-rickshaw driver, supplied essential details about the suspect’s actions. The accused, arriving from Santhekatte, reportedly used Shyam’s rickshaw to succeed in Tripti Format in Nejaru.

Talking to the media, Shyam mentioned, “Between 8:30 am and 9 am on Sunday, a person on a two-wheeler hailed my rickshaw on Queen’s Street. He directed me to take him to Tripti Format in Nejaru. Accordingly, I dropped him off on the gate of the home the place the homicide occurred.”

“After leaving the home, inside quarter-hour, he returned to the Santhekatte auto stand and boarded one other rickshaw within the queue. This time, I recognised him and talked about that I’d have waited if he had returned so quickly. He didn’t thoughts and instructed the brand new rickshaw driver to rush up,” Shyam added.

The accused, who had travelled in direction of Mangaluru after the murders, employed techniques, resembling altering garments and utilizing robust fragrance to masks the scent of blood. The police are conducting additional investigations to unravel the motive behind the horrific crime. SP Arun Kumar emphasised that a number of suspects are being verified, and a clearer image is anticipated to emerge within the coming days.

On Tuesday, dwelling minister G Parameshwar personally assured Noor Mohammad, the top of the affected household, of a swift arrest.

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