Bantwal: The three-murder accused in actor and rowdy sheeter Surendra Bantwal murder case were produced in court on Thursday, October 29 after which they were taken into police custody by Bantwal SI T D Nagaraj.

The police have arrested over five accused until now. As per sources, police are expected to arrest a few more in this case.

So far, the police have arrested prime accused Satish Kulal and Giri alias Girish Kinnigoli as well as Venkappa alias Venkatesh, Pabbu alias Pradeep and Bandadi.

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Following the arrest of Satish and Girish, the other three arrests were made upon interrogation. The officials have maintained that there might be other people who will be taken into custody soon.

The murder investigation was conducted by Bantwal SI T D Nagaraj. The other police team members were PSI Prasanna, Rajesh K V, and Beltangady SI Nandakumar.

A few days ago, Surendra Bantwal’s mother had claimed that Surendra was killed to lay hands on one crore rupees cash and gold ornaments he had with him.