Four people have been arrested by Bengaluru Police in connection to the murder of a bar owner in Cubbon Park.
Four people accused of the murder have been arrested. (Representative photo: PTI)
Bengaluru Police have arrested four people accused of murdering a bar owner in the city’s Cubbon Park area on Thursday night.
Unidentified bike-borne gunmen had opened fire at Manish Shetty, a bar owner in Bengaluru’s Cubbon Park area on Thursday night. The victim, who was the owner of one ‘Duet Bar’ succumbed to injuries at a local hospital where he was admitted after the fatal attack.
The incident occurred right in front of his bar on RHP Road which is off brigade road.
The son of one Raju Shetty, Manish (Sarvatham) Shetty hailed from Koppa in Karnataka’s Chikmagalur.
What the police say
The accused were arrested from a lodge in Gandhinagar on Saturday morning and have been identified as Shashikiran (45), Ganesha (39), Nitya (29) and Akshay (32).
Out of the four accused arrested, two were injured in firing after they tried to assault the police.
“During the course of the investigation, the police team had taken Shashikiran and Akshay to Barlane cemetery (Hosur Road) to recover the machetes used for the offense. At around 6:30 PM, both the accused tried to assault the police team and the police team fired on them in self-defense. They sustained injuries and have been admitted to St Philomenas hospital for treatment,” said ACP Cubbon Park.