Shivamogga: A rowdysheeter named Market Govind was brutally murdered here on Wednesday, January 31 night.
The murder has taken place near the Municipal Quarters road.
Rowdy Govind was the brother of another big name in this field Market Loki.
Recently Market Loki had murdered Market Giri and was absconding since then. Along with him, Govind too was missing.
Family members of Market Govind suspect Kharab Shivu and gang's hand in Govind’s murder.
Superintendent of Police Abhinav Khare and Doddapete police had rushed to the spot to assess the situation.
A case has been filed and the investigation is on.
Market Govind had several murder cases, also under the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA).
Cops file FIR on 5
The Doddapete police have filed an FIR on five accused in the murder case. They are booked under IPC Section 302 for murder.
The five accused are Kharab Shivu, Prakash, Lakhamamma, Subbu and Nagaraj.
Doddapete police have filed FIR based on a complaint given by Market Govind’s father.
Among these five, Kharab Shivu was a loyal accomplice of Late Market Giri in every step that he took. Prakash, Lakshmamma, Subbu and Nagaraj are Market Giri’s relatives.
Rowdsheeter Market Giri was murdered on September 11, 2018.
To avenge elder brother Tulasi Raman’s murder, Market Govind had killed Mental Seena, Moti Venki and Market Giri.
In all these murders, Market Govind was the master planner and Market Loki used to execute his plans.
Market Govind’s murder was an act of revenge and the killings are expected to continue.
According to Govind's family sources, Market Loki might attend the last rites of his brother in disguise as there was strong bond between Market Loki and Market Govind.
Rumours have it that Loki might come to see his brother for the last time in their relatives’ house at Sharavathi Nagar.
Meanwhile, police forces have been deployed in specified areas in order to avoid any untoward incident.
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