Police arrest 11 more people in Praveen Poojari murder case

Published: 20th August 2016 06:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th August 2016 06:33 AM   |  A+A-

UDUPI: BRAHMAVARA police have arrested 11 more people, in connection with the Praveen Poojari murder case. The arrested are Raghavendra Shetty (22) of Kucchur, Ganesh Mogaveera (25) of Kokkarne, Pradeep Achari (20) of Kokkarne, Dinesh Mogaveera (28) of Kokkarne, Sandeep Shetty (19) of Shivapura, Prakash Naik (36) of Hunsemakki, Sukumar Kulal (22) of Hebri, Sukesh Achar (32) of Kokkarne, Prakash Achar (30) of Kokkarne, Shantharam Naik (21) of Cherkady and Manjunath (20) of Cherkady. They were produced before the judge in Udupi on Friday night. Seven people have been arrested earlier.

Police arrest.jpgArrested booked under various sections of IPC

THE seven arrested for the murder of Praveen Poojari have been booked under section 143 of the IPC (punishment for unlawful assembly).

If convicted, the members who were in unlawful assembly, shall be punished with imprisonment of six months, or with a fine or both.

They have also been booked under Section 147 of the IPC (punishment for rioting). If convicted under this section of the IPC, the wrongdoer shall be punished with imprisonment for a term that may extend to two years, or with a fine or both. They have been booked under section 148 (punishment for rioting with a deadly weapon).

If convicted, the perpetrator shall be punished with imprisonment for a term that may extend to three years, or with a fine or both), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 302 (punishment for murder), 324 (Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means), 427 (punishment for mischief causing damage to  property) under the IPC.

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