Darshan murder case: Black SUV the crucial evidence in the killing

The two SUVs that were used have been recovered by the police. None of the SUVs are in the name of the actor.
Crowd near Kamamkshipalya police station after the news of the arrest of actor Darshan in an alleged murder case and will be brought to this station, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Crowd near Kamamkshipalya police station after the news of the arrest of actor Darshan in an alleged murder case and will be brought to this station, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.Express/ Shashidhar Byrappa

BENGALURU: The CCTV cameras installed at an apartment near Summanahalli bridge has captured the movement of a black Scorpio vehicle around 3.04 am. Six minutes later, the Scorpio is seen returning with the rear doors open. The police then tracked the movement of the Scorpio and found it entering the shed in Pattanagere after analysing footage recorded in several CCTV cameras.

The police had collected this crucial evidence within 2-3 hours after finding the body. The police had obtained the leads much before the four accused surrendered before them. The two SUVs that were used have been recovered by the police. None of the SUVs are in the name of the actor.

The red colour SUV is registered in the name of Vinay, owner of a pub in RR Nagar, while the black colour Scorpio is registered in the name of Pradush. The victim’s body was shifted in Scorpio from the shed, where the alleged murder took place, to the stormwater drain near Sumanahalli bridge where the body was disposed of.

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Liquor bottles are also said to have been found in the seized SUVs. Video footage of the movement of these two SUVs was captured in a CCTV camera near the shed. The vehicles were seen moving around 3.27 am on Sunday.

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