Police has made an arrest of 3 Islamists in the Bajrang Dal activist Harsha murder case. The arrest are being made on 21st of January where three Islamists are being caught and two others are still on the run.

Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Bajrang Dal activist Harsha murder case informed that “We have arrested 3 people. As per my information, 5 people are involved in this murder”. Earlier in a communication to the media, Shivamogga Superintendent of Police B.M. Laxmi Prasad said two persons had been taken into custody and further investigation into the murder was on. He did not give the names of the arrested persons.

On 20th of February, a Bajrang Dal activist Harsha was stabbed to death near Kamat petrol bunk in the Shivamogaa district of Karnataka. He was a tailor by occupation and hailed from Seegehatti. Harsha was a member of the Hindu organisation, Bajrang Dal, and was seen sporting saffron shawls to demand uniformity in the dress code of schools and colleges.The Hindu activist was rushed to Mc Gann district hospital, where he succumbed to his stab injuries. A probe has been launched into the case. During the investigation, it came to light that the victim had received threats prior to his brutal killing. Fatwas was also given against Harsha and threats of physical harm was also given to him on 31st December 2015.

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