Bangalore, Apr 26 UNI | 3 months ago

Police have arrested Sajith Poojary Khalkoli an associate of underworld don Bannanje Rajan and seized one pistol and mobile from him.

Police said the 31 year-old associate got in contact with the underworld don through another associate Jagadish Raje Urs who is now in judicial custody for his involvement in murder of R N Nayak of Karwar last year.

Poojary was supplying the addresses and details of leading industrialists and rich persons in Mangalore and Bangalore to Bannanje Raja Urs who was demanding hafta and instructing to murder those who fail to pay the money. He was getting money and arms to be handed over to sharp shooters coming from other States for executing the crime.

According to his Passport recovered there is proof of Poojary visiting Dubai once. Poojary was absconding in a case booked under Arms Act in the High Grounds Police Station.

Poojary was remanded to 8 days Police custody by a Magistrate before whom he was produced.

(Posted on 27-04-2014)