Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar
The Koramangala Police on Wednesday arrested two accused in the horrific murder of Joseph alias Rowdy Bubly (40) after opening fire on them when they attacked the police team in a bid to escape.
The accused, who were shot in their legs, were identified as rowdy sheeters Ravi and Pradeep.
Senior officer told media persons,Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant had given directions to take the matter seriously and three special teams were formed to nab the killers.
Three special teams led by Addl CP East,S Murugan,under the able guidance of DCP Southeast,Dr Srinath Mahadev Joshi,ACP, Madiwala Sub-Division Sudheer M Hegde formed a team headed by PI,Koramangala Ravi and his team swung into action.
The team visited the crime spot again to collect evidence the special teams analysed CCTV footage of the area and neighbouring streets to identify the miscreants.
The team who were on lookout for the assailants received a tip off that the murder accused are hiding near Begur lake immediately PI, Koramangala,Ravi,and his team as PSI,Siddappa,ASI,Raveendra and other staff rushed to the spot.
As our team spotted the assailants PSI,Siddappa and ASI,Raveendra went to secure them but the accused were armed with lethal weapon attacked ASI Raveendra to evade the arrest our PI, Koramangala Ravi and Siddappa who were at spot opened fire in the air from there service revolver and PSI,Siddappa again tried to secure them but the assailants attacked the PSI too.
To protect the staff PI,Koramangala,Ravi and PSI Siddappa opened another round fire in self defense on their legs both the accused suffered bullet injuries on their legs and were arrested he added.
DCP Southeast,Dr Srinath Mahadev Joshi, ACP Madiwala Sub-Division, Sudheer M Hegde rushed to the shootout spot and later they visited the hospital to enquire about the health of staff who were injured while trying to arrest the accused.
He said,The accused were among the gang who had hacked Rowdy Bubly to death in a bank in front of his wife and daughter in Koramangala locality on Monday.
Though the killers covered their faces at the time of attack, the cops gathered inputs about the accused persons and traced them.
When the police tried to arrest them,the accused attacked policemen with weapons and tried to escape.
Koramangala station Police Inspector,Ravi and Sub Inspector,Siddappa fired in the air,warning the accused to surrender.However,when they did not comply,they were shot in the legs.
The accused persons are involved in a series of criminal offences.The injured policemen are being treated at the hospital.
In a horrific crime,taking place in broad daylight in full public view and creating a sense of fear among city residents,as many as 8 people barged inside the bank and hacked Rowdy Bubly to death, in what is seen as a revenge attack.
Rowdy Bubly was son-in-law of notorious rowdy Palani,who was hacked to death in a hospital while he was being treated in 2006.
It is suspect that a rowdy sheeter Naga who is in Centra Prison is behind the murder to take revenge our team will inquire in detail and massive manhunt is on for the absconding accused.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP Southeast,Dr Srinath Mahadev Joshi,ACP, Madiwala Sub-Division,Sudheer M Hegde,PI, Ravi,PSI,Siddappa,ASI,Raveendra and other crime staff who has successfully nabbed the two accused risking their own life a special appreciation to PI,Koramangala,Ravi and staff as, Siddappa and Raveendra for their commendable work in nabbing the dreaded criminals and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.