Mangaluru, June 24: A big break through has come in way of RTI activist Baliga murder case. A key accused in the case Naresh Shenoy has surrendered to the cops on June 23, according to sources in the department who does not wish to be named.
However the place of surrender is not yet conformed. The Mangaluru City Police Commissioner M Chandra Shekhar did not confirm the news saying he has not been taken to the police custody.
While some media has aired he has been arrested in Kerala, the sources tell OneIndia that it was not the arrest but 'surrender'. He has now taken to the police custody. This news portal has earlier reported that Naresh is likely to surrender to the cops soon as most doors for the escape have shut on him.
This move of Naresh comes after co-accused and aide of Naresh, Shrikanth surrendered two weeks ago to the police. Naresh is currently taken to Mangaluru and he is now being grilled by the police.
A top sources in the Kashi Math, said Naresh has started blackmailing seer Samayamiandra Thirtha, head of the Kashi Math. The sources cited possible involvement of Kashi Math affairs in the dastardly killing as reason for the alleged blackmailing.
Naresh demanded seer to cover him up. However his surrender to the police is an expected to move as most of the doors to escape from alleged criminal entangle closed. The police now have to walk extra mile in investigating Shenoy as there is also alleged political involvement is seen in the murder, say sources.