Hennur cops cracked businessman murder case arrested 6 including prime accused after shot at

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Hennur police have opened fire at the 30-year-old murder case accused a history sheeter who was trying to escape from police clutches after attacking police officer on the railway tracks in kasturi nagar in the wee hours of Tuesday.

The accused Raghu,a history sheeter having many criminal cases pending against him was arrested for hacking his friend turned foe to death on Nagawara Outer ring road in broad daylight on November 13.

The deceased S Shreedhara,41,owner of a garment factory and resident of Ramaswamy palya.

Senior officer as,DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa with other Officers rushed to the spot dog squad with FSL experts were pressed into action.

Special teams were led by DCP East Dr SD Sharanappa under the leadership of PI, Vasanth and his crime staff swung into action.

The crime team visited the spot and collected the information from public and after analysing CCTV footage and other technical inputs the team zeroed in on six person and detained them for questioning.

During questioning all the six accused confessed the crime and the accused revealed that the deceased and both are friends.

On November 13, Sreedhara was going in a car when Raghu and five of his associates intercepted Sreedhara on Nagavara outer ring road.

Sreedhara got down from the car and tried to escape but the accused chased him and hacked him to death.

Investigations revealed that Raghu and Sreedhara were friends who had differences over a trivial row .

Sreedhara had warned Raghu with dire consequences following which Raghu ganged up with his associates and killed Sreedhara.

Based on the investigations,the police arrested Raghu along with his associates,Mahesh,Harish, Sujith Nayar,Prabhu and Nelson.

On Tuesday a team of police led by Inspector Vasanth escorted the prime accused Raghu to recover the murder weapon where he was hiding.

Soon after reaching the spot Raghu attacked and pushed PSI,Ningaraju,who was escorting him,in a bid to escape.

Inspector Vasanth warned him by firing in the air as the accused dint heed to his warning and again tried to attack the PSI,and Inspector Vasanth to save himself and protect the staff he later shot at his right leg to stop him from fleeing.

Both Raghu and Ningaraju were admitted to Bowring hospital for treatment and are out of danger.

The Hennur police have registered another case against Raghu for assaulting the police officer while on duty and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa,ACP,Banaswadi, Sub-Division,Ningappa B Sakkiri,PI,Vasanth,PSI,Ningaraju and other crime staff who were part of cracking the case and a special appreciation to PI, Ningaraju and PSI, Ningaraju who played on their life and nabbed the history sheeter who was trying to flee after opening fire at his right leg and for the brave and exemplary work done by them a special reward will be given to them he added.