Bengaluru city police have arrested the prime accused in the assault and attempted murder case of D. Shashi Kumar, general secretary, Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools. Shashi was attacked on July 29 by a gang of three masked men near his house at Mutyalanagar near Vidyaranyapura.
According to the city police, the accused, identified as Ravi, is a habitual offender and extortionist. “Ravi is a chief of a self-styled Karnataka Vidyarthi Poshakara Jagruta Vedike and had allegedly tried to murder Shashi Kumar and also he rented a house near the Shashi Kumar’ residence for the assailants,” police officials said.
Ravi was arrested along with four other associates who had absconded fearing police arrest. The police have recovered two country-made pistols and weapons from them.