TN Spl Sub-inspector Murder: Two Suspects Arrested from Udupi District in K’taka, NIA Joins Probe

SSI Vincent Wilson was once on accountability at a check-post alongside the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border when he was once shot at after preventing a automotive coming in opposition to Nagercoil from Thiruvananthapuram overdue within the night time.

TN Spl Sub-inspector Murder: Two Suspects Arrested from Udupi District in K'taka, NIA Joins Probe
Pictures of Abdul Sameem (left) and Toufeeq as launched by way of police. (Information18)

Bengaluru: Two individuals suspected to have killed a unique sub-inspector of police in Tamil Nadu closing week have been apprehended by way of the Karnataka Police from the coastal district of Udupi.

The duo, known as Abdul Shameem and Toufeeq, have been at the run after a hunt was once introduced over the killing of SSP Vincent Wilson on January 8.

Wilson was once on accountability on the Padanthalumoodu check-post alongside the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border when he stopped a automotive coming in opposition to Nagercoil from Thiruvananthapuram overdue within the night time.

The occupants of the auto (a Mahindra Scorpio) all at once opened hearth at him and fled. Wilson suffered bullet accidents in his head and abdomen.

Teams of the TN police unfold out on the lookout for the duo in Karnataka and southern Tamil Nadu. After figuring out the auto and occupants, police later launched photos of 2 individuals with a felony historical past for allegedly killing Wilson.

Shameen was once an accused in a 2014 homicide case, whilst Toufeeq was once named within the homicide of a BJP chief in Kanyakumari. The duo have been nabbed early on Tuesday after they allegedly attempted to escape the state and transfer northwards in a bid to escape to Nepal.

Officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have additionally joined the investigation into the case.

As a part of an operation to trace down suspected terrorists who had disappeared from Tamil Nadu within the 3rd week of December, 3 males have been picked up from Bengaluru closing week in conjunction with some guns. Another 5 males have been arrested in Tamil Nadu prior to that. All of them are suspected to be eager about sensational instances in Tamil Nadu, a few of that have communal angles.

It could also be suspected that they had networked with like-minded people or teams in Karnataka.

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