Supari case: Ravi Belagere lodged in Parappana Agrahara Jail
News

Supari case: Ravi Belagere lodged in Parappana Agrahara Jail

December 12, 2017

Bengaluru: ‘Hai Bengaluru’ Editor Ravi Belagere, who was remanded to 14-day Judicial custody by the First ACMM Court yesterday, has been lodged in Parappana Agrahara Central Jail. Ravi Belagere was arrested by the CCB Police on Dec.8 on charges of allegedly hiring supari killers to eliminate his former colleague Sunil Heggaravalli.

Even as Belagere was produced before the Court, his advocate K. Diwakar made a plea to the Court seeking medical care to Belagere. The Court after verifying the medical records, directed the Police to ensure medical treatment for Belagere.

Belagere, who was sent to Parappana Agrahara Jail, is undertrial Prisoner No. 12785 in the Jail.

After being treated in the Jail Hospital, Belagere was shifted to the Jail Cell in which Stamp Paper scam convict Karim Lala Telgi was lodged. Telgi died a couple of months ago due to illness while serving his prison sentence.

Meanwhile, Ravi Belagere’s advocate K. Diwakar said that he will move a bail petition before the Sessions Court on Wednesday.

Police security for Sunil Heggaravalli

Bengaluru Police have provided security to journalist Sunil Heggaravalli and his family members following reported threat to his life. Sunil had lodged a complaint with the Subramanyanagar Police accusing Ravi Belagere of making threat calls even as he (Ravi) was in CCB Police custody. He had also appealed the Police to provide security to himself and his family members, following which the Police have provided security to Sunil Heggaravalli.

Meanwhile, Sunil Heggaravalli met Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday and explained to him about the case, it is learnt.

READ ALSO  Ravi Belagere granted interim bail

The CM after hearing Sunil, is said to have directed the Police to provide security to Sunil.

Viju Badiger arrested

Bengaluru Police who have intensified investigation into the case in which Ravi Belagere is alleged to have conspired to kill journalist Sunil Heggaravalli by hiring supari killers, have succeeded in nabbing Viju Badiger, who is reported to have escorted Hitman Shashidhar Mundewadi to meet Belagere at his office.

Viju Badigere, who had gone absconding after Belagere’s arrest, was picked up from Miraj Railway Station yesterday. A team of Bengaluru Police who had been camping at Sindagi in Vijayapura district for the past couple of days, had spread a net to nab Badiger, who was ultimately traced at Miraj Railway Station.

The Police are brining him to Bengaluru for interrogation, it is learnt.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]