BANGALORE: The Jayanagar police arrested four persons who were allegedly planning to rob people. When questioned, they confessed of murdering a security guard.
The accused are Tabarez Khan, Mohammad Mehtab, Mohammad Shadab Ali, and Imran Baig. Based on a tip off, police arrested them in Jayanagar when they were preparing to rob a jeweller. When interrogated, they confessed that they had murdered one, Janakidas alias John, a security guard.
“John, an acquaintance of Tabarez, was deputed at S K Jamal Apartment in BTM Layout Second Stage. In December, last year, John had robbed an Alto car and had given the car to Tabarez, who was using it. As John started to blackmail Tabarez for money, he along with the other accused hatched a plot to kill John. As per the plan, on March 7, Tabarez and others took John in a car to Ramanagaram, claiming their friend would give the money there. On the way, the accused strangled John to death. They threw the body in a ditch in Bidadi,” police explained. A case was registered in Bidadi police station. The Alto car was recovered.