Four men arrested for murder of RSS worker in Bengaluru

Bengaluru City Police arrested four persons in connection with the murder of RSS worker Rudresh R on October 16.

Published: 27th October 2016 08:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th October 2016 08:24 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The Bengaluru City Police on Thursday arrested four persons in connection with the murder of RSS worker Rudresh R on October 16.

The accused have been identified as Mohammed Sadiq [35], resident of JC Nagar, Mohammed Mujibulla [44], resident of R T Nagar, Waseem Ahmed [30], resident of Austin town, and Irfan Pasha (30), resident of Govindapura.

Rudresh [38] was murdered in the heart of Bengaluru after participating in an RSS route march at RBANMS grounds. Police commissioner N S Megharikh said Rudresh he was attacked with a machete by Waseem as he was speaking to three friends. After the murder, Waseem fled from the spot along with Mohammed Sadiq. Two others were waiting a few metres away guarding Waseem and Sadiq.

Investigations are on to ascertain whether the accused had links to radical groups, the commissioner said. Police had formed five teams including a technical team of Central Crime Bureau to nab the accused.


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