The police have at least arrested the fifth and prime accused in the IT officer's son Sharath's murder case.
Shanthakumar alias Shantha was arrested near Kempegowda Bus Station (Majestic) in Bengaluru on September 25. Four accused have already been arrested in the Sharath kidnap and murder case.
Vishal, Vinay, Vinod and Karan were arrested after the police found Sharath's body at a quarry site on September 18. Currently, they have been handed over to the judicial custody for four more days.
Now, with the arrest of Shanthakumar, the complete details of the kidnap and killing are expected to be out. According to the latest report, the police have found out that the kidnap was planned to make money.
Vishal had asked Vinay to give information about his rich friends and on a good plan getting successful had promised a Honda City car to Vinay. The dream of driving a Honda City car led Vinay giving Vishal details of Sharath.
The plan to kidnap Sharath was made at a bar on August 25 near Dodda Alada Mara. Those who kidnapped him also killed the same day on September 12, after his parents filed a complaint with the police.
The police also have come to know that the five people brought knife and rope at a shop in Kommaghatta in Bengaluru.