Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar
The Special team of West Division police has solved the sensational murder case of Former BJP corporator Rekha Kadiresh within 24 hours and arrested two persons after opening fire at them.
The accused has been identified as,Peter,46,and Surya,20.
The two accused are involved in several cases,Peter is involved in 6 cases,such as,3 murder cases,1 attempt to assault and 2 dacoity cases.Where as Surya is involved in 4 cases,such as,2 Murder cases,and 2 attempt to murder cases.
The two accused after commiting the crime were hiding near Shanimahatma Temple near Summanahalli Junction in a Park they were doing party.
The arrested two Peter and Surya sustained injuries in their legs.The police shot them for resisting arrest and attacking the lawmen with sharp weapons.
Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa had assured on Thursday that the assailants will be nabbed within 24 hours.
City police commissioner,Kamal Pant told media persons,firstly I congratulate the special team of DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil and his team who has worked relentlessly without sleeping whole night from yesterday in cracking the case.
The Former BJP corporator Rekha Kadiresh (46) of Chalavadipalya was hacked to death in broad daylight near to her office in flower garden under cottonpet police station limits.
As soon as the murder incident was reported Addl CP East,S Murugan along with DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,with other senior officers and additional police force were call in for the precautionary measures and security was heightened in the area.
After inspecting the spot and collecting all the information from the police team four special teams were formed to nab the assailants who has brutally murdered the former Corporator Rekha Kadiresh by stabbing her on the neck the assailants stabbed her more than 17 times in the broad daylight.
As the assailants well pre planned and used their criminal mind and turned away the CCTV cameras installed near to her office.
Four special teams were formed under the supervision of DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,after getting clues about the assailants the team swung into action.
The teams pressed into action one team was busy in collecting information from the neighbouring areas about the enemity between the former Corporator if any.
Another team was busy in collaborating the CCTV footage in the vicinity the team after collaboration of CCTV footage started analysing the CCTV footage and got a clue of the assailants.
Another team was busy in gathering information from the family members what could be the reason behind murder of the former Corporator whom they suspect.
Another team was busy in tracking the accused through technical inputs and other technology skills of investigation and after collecting information from the informants the team traced the accused.
A special team headed by PIs,as,CB Shivaswamy, Kumaraswamy BG and their team rushed to the spot to nab the assailants who were hiding in a park near Shanimahatma Temple Summanahalli Junction under kamakshipalya police station limits.
As the team spotted the accused our
Sub inspector and constable went to secure them as they spotted the police the duo attacked the police personnel with sharp weapons and tried to flee by attacking the team.
The police inspectors,as,BG Kumaraswamy and CB Shivaswamy who were at spot immediately took their service revolver and opened one round fire in air and asked the duo to surrender as the accused dint heed to the warning and again tried attacking the inspectors with dagger.
The inspectors opened fire on both the accused in self defense and both the accused sustained bullet injuries in their leg and were arrested after shot at.Both the accused and injured police personnel are undergoing treatment at a hospital.
He even said we have information about other people involved in the murder and would catch them soon.
The accused had been trusted associates of Kadiresh for several years now,Pant said.Police said directions of CCTV cameras outside the BJP office where Rekha was attacked were altered as turned away by the culprits before the crime.
The complainant in the case Sanjay,nephew of the deceased and one of the first responders after the attack on her,identified Peter and Surya as the assailants based on what Ms.Kadiresh reportedly told him.
Both Peter and Surya,were close associates of Kadiresh,who met a similar fate in 2018.Both had rowdy sheets against them.
They have footage showing Peter and Surya attacking the Former BJP corporator with the lethal weapon they stabbed her nearly 17 times and fleeing from the scene and Stephen was also seen in the crime scene.
sources said Stephen was a relative of Kadiresh helping them flee.Senior police officers said that the team of assailants were five in number and search was on for the other three,who have also been identified.
We are yet to unravel the entire conspiracy behind the murder and only the interrogation of the duo would reveal that he said.
Rekha”s husband Kadiresh was murdered in 2018.He was stabbed to death by two youth on February 7, 2018.His killers had later surrendered before a city court.
A case has been registered in cottonpet police station and further investigation is on.
Finally Chief Minister of Karnataka,BS Yediyurappa,Home Minister and law Minister of Karnataka,Basavaraj Bommai,Revenue Minister,R Ashoka,DG&IGP,Praveen Sood,has appreciated Bengaluru City Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,and his team as,Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACPs,as,P Ravi,UD Krishna Kumar,PIs,as,Chidananda Murthy,BG Kumaraswamy,CB Shivaswamy,GT Sreenivas, Lokhapur,DC Manju,PSIs,and other crime staff who has worked relentlessly without sleeping whole night yesterday with their painstaking investigation and tremendous efforts by the whole team has helped in cracking the case within 24 hours and arrested the dreaded criminals and for the good piece of investigation by the team a special reward will be given to the team he added.
Finally Chief Minister warned all the Anti social elements who are indulged in anti social activities and criminal activities to not to indulge in those activities and maintain peace in the society if they continue they will be dealt with stringent action and we will not leave this type of rowdyism activities in the city to repeat said CM BS Yediyurappa and Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai.