Mangaluru, April 1: The cops from the coastal district are relentlessly working to nab the bosses from whom the Supari killers took orders in connection to RTI activist Vinayak Baliga murder case. The police now hunting for Shrikanth and Shiva aka Shivu, while these suspects are still at large.
The police sources told OneIndia that they are looking for one prominent builder from Mangaluru, whose name ends with 'Shetty' and who has gone into hiding after the incident.
The police also took custody of third suspect in the case, Babu and is grilling him to take the investigation further. Babu was working for Bajrang Dal, is what sources in the police revealed.
The police expressed confidence of nabbing the builder despite political pressure, which is now emanating from a national political party.
The cops are very cautious in dealing the case and intense deliberation would be conducted before putting out any information to the media.
A team led by ACP Tilak Chandra in the evening hours of Thursday raided house of Yuva Brigade's Naresh Shenoy, however details of the ride has not been divulged by the police to the press.
It has to be noted that Yuva Brigade has staunch links with the BJP. The police considering this aspect operating secretly with an aim to not to let the investigation hamper from political establishment.
Conspiracy to slay Baliga was on from three months
A highly placed sources said the conspiracy to kill Vinayak Baliga was on from three months, that is from the month of January. A driver, Shailesh, of a senior political leader left the job of driving three months back to join the plot. He got in connection with Shrikanth, an employee of main conspirator. It is also established that Shrikanth has close links with Naresh Shenoy.
The sources indicate that it was not a solo show. "A slew of people joined hands to get rid off from a common enemy, RTI activist Baliga. A chartered accountant, a person from prominent construction business, an individual from North India who runs a Jewellery shop in Mangaluru joined hands with the main conspirator. The key conspirator was backed, in his alleged crime, by a senior political leader from Dakshina Kannada.
A person named Vignesh, employee of a person into construction business got a car (Qualis) registered in the name of him. However the car till recently (one and a half months back) belonged to the key conspirator in the case. The prime plotter saw to it that the car which will be used in the crime would be transferred to Vignesh's name.
Another car of a chartered accountant too used for this dastardly act. All these who collided together had a common enemy, Vinayak Baliga. The police now has to probe financial links all these conspirators shared.