Bhaskar Shetty murder accused assaulted in prison

Navneet Shetty and Niranjan Bhat, the two of the five arrested in connection with the murder of businessman Bhaskar Shetty of Udupi, were allegedly assaulted by about 10 inmates of Mangaluru District Prison on Monday.

According to the Barke Police, some inmates were enraged with Navneet Shetty and Bhat staring at them around noon in the “B” block of the prison. About 10 persons rained blows on Navneet Shetty and Bhat.

The prison staff intervened and rushed Shetty and Bhat to the Government Wenlock Hospital. After treatment, the two returned to the prison in the evening. The police have registered a case of assault against 10 persons, including Vegas, an accused involved in a case related to cannabis supply; Shivu and Avinash, who are accused in murder cases; and Kishan, Dhanraj and Akshay, who are accused in attempt to murder cases.

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