PANJIM: Savanur Police arrested all accused allegedly involved in murdering notorious criminal Anwar Shaikh alias ‘Tiger’ at Karatagi Cross, Savanur, Karnataka on Sunday.
According to the Savanur Circle PI Devanand Naik, all the accused are brothers. He gave their names as Imran Chowdhary (28), Tanveer Chowdhary (24), Abir Chowdhary (22) and Rehan Chowdhary (20), all residents of Savanur town, Haveri district, Karnataka.
The accused were running independent garages in the town.
Naik said the two brothers, who were arrested on Monday, have been remanded to 14 days police custody while, two others will be produced before the court for remand on Wednesday. Police have also recovered an axe and a sharp weapon used by the accused to commit the murder.
Police suspect that the accused and the victim had rivalry even as the investigation is on, he said.
Anwar was axed to death on Sunday. In February there had been a bid on his life at Arlem Circle, which he had escaped.