NIA Arrests, a Bank recovery agent, accused of attacking K.G. Halli Police Station on August 11 .
Shortly after taking over the investigation into two violence-related cases in D. J. Hall and K.G. Halli, where city police invoked the Unlawful Activity (Prevention) Act 1967, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at 30 locations in Bengaluru and arrested a “key conspirator”.
According to NIA officials, the defendant [who has been identified as Sayed Sadiq Ali, 44] allegedly attacked K.G. Halli Police Station on August 11.
He works as a bank recovery agent and has been on the run since the night of the violence.
This is the first arrest made by the investigating agency since it took over the investigation.
Officials also searched 30 locations in Bangalore to “unearth the conspiracy behind the attacks on D. J. Hall and K.G. Halli Police Stations “.
In a statement, the NIA said: “During the searches, an air pistol, pellets, sharp weapons, iron bars, digital devices, DVRs, and many documents and incriminating material related to the Social Democratic Party of India and the Popular Front of India. India has been seized. ” Large-scale violence broke out in D. J. Hall and K.G. Halli on August 11 for a derogatory post on social media by Naveen Kumar, nephew of Akhanda Sreenivasa Murthy, MLA.
They attacked the houses of both. The violence resulted in massive damage and destruction of public and government property; the NIA said.