Verdict in Bhaskar Shetty murder on May 29

Bhaskar Shetty. File  

Udupi District and Sessions Court will pronounce the verdict in the murder case of hotelier Bhaskar Shetty (52), resident of Indrali in Udupi, on May 29 this year as trial concluded on Tuesday. Shetty was murdered and burnt in a Homa Kunda at the residence of an astrologer in 2016.

The prosecution commenced the final arguments in the case through Special Public Prosecutor Shantharam Shetty on March 30 this year. Defence counsel too submitted their arguments. Arguments concluded on Tuesday.

Hearing the arguments, Principal District and Sessions Judge J.N. Subramanya said that he would deliver the final verdict on May 29.

Main accused in the case, Shetty’s wife, Rajeshwari Shetty, is on bail, while their son Navaneeth Shetty and astrologer Niranjan Bhat from Nandalike are in judicial custody.

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Printable version | May 8, 2021 6:05:22 PM |

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