“We have decided to hand over the case to the NIA. It will be reported to the home department. Since it is an inter-state issue (Karnataka-Kerala), we decided to hand over the matter to the NIA,” Bommai said. ,
One more person was arrested on Friday in connection with the murder of Praveen Nettar in Dakshina Kannada district earlier this week.
Earlier, the police had arrested two people in the case.
Both the arrested people are said to be members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and Popular Front of India (PFI). Police said they are yet to establish the motive.
Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Alok Kumar He said that 21 people belonging to different organizations have been detained and they are being questioned.
Earlier Bommai had said that if the situation demands “Yogi Adityanath Model to deal with anti-national and communal elements” will be implemented in the state.
“There are different methods to deal with the situation in Karnataka and all of them are being used. If the situation demands, the Yogi model government will come in Karnataka too.”
Meanwhile, Mangaluru city police commissioner N Shashi Kumar said that some people who are accused in serious cases are being questioned. There is a case of offense against Zakir under section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt with dangerous weapons) of the IPC. “He is the main accused in the Netaru murder case,” he said.