Superintendent of Police (SP) D C Rajappa told reporters here on Wednesday that the arrested youth were Sri Ram Sena activists. He said the special investigation team led by Deputy SP Mutturaj consisted of DCIB police inspector Siddheshwar, CPI Chidambar and PSI Babagowda Patil.
The police traced the persons who had used the two wheeler on the day of the incident and interrogated them. During interrogation, they revealed that while returning from Bijapur after celebrating the New Year eve, they saw Anilkumar Solankar and Arun Waghmore behind the fence of the tahasildar office.
While on its job of collecting clues about the culprits responsible for the incident, the team got to know that a two wheeler was found parked in the premises of the tahasilar’s officer between 3:30 and 4 am on January 1.
They appeared frightened on seeing these people. They told the youth that the police were around and they should go back home . They also revealed that both Anilkumar and Arun were without any footwear.
On the basis of information, the police team arrested Anilkumar on Wednesday at around 5 am. During interrogation he admitted that he and some others had hoisted the Pakistan flag on the Tahasildar’s office.
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