Pravin Netru murder case: NIA files supplementary charge sheet against two more accused | Mangaluru News – Times of India

Mangaluru: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against two more accused in the murder case of a BJP Yuva Morcha member. Praveen Netaru Allegedly by cadres of Popular Front of India (PFI) last year.
One of the accused named in the chargesheet is Thufail MH, who was absconding and was tracked and arrested by an NIA team in Bengaluru. The accused, including Thufail and Mohammed Jabir, have been charged under various sections of the IPC and the UA(P) Act, 1967. With this, a total of 21 accused have been chargesheeted in the case, NIA said.
The murder, which took place on July 26, 2022, in Belare village of Suliya taluk of Dakshina Kannada district sent shockwaves across the state. The NIA said that Netru was killed with sharp-edged weapons with an agenda to create communal hatred and unrest in the society with the aim of spreading terror among the members of a community and furthering their goal of establishing Islamic rule in India by 2047. was given. in a release.
The NIA had filed the initial charge sheet on January 20 this year. The NIA had then said that the PFI had formed covert ‘hit squads’ – ‘service teams’ or ‘killer squads’ to kill its ‘perceived enemies’ and targets.
NIA investigation has also revealed that Thufail MH, a resident of Kodagu district, was in-charge of the PFI ‘Service Team’ in Kodagu district and was also a ‘PFI Master Trainer’ who regularly imparted advanced training including arms training to banned persons. used to provide Organization workers at the Freedom Community Hall in Dakshina Kannada district.
He had given shelter to three assailants of Praveen Netaru in Kodagu and Mysuru districts and in Erode district of Tamil Nadu, according to the NIA investigation.
Mohammed Jabir was the Puttur District President of PFI and actively participated in the conspiracy meeting where it was decided to reconnoitre and assassinate Praveen Netaru. He also gave inflammatory speeches where he allegedly claimed that Masood’s killing would be avenged. Masood Bi was brutally attacked in Bellare on 19th July and died on 21st July