Bengaluru police have arrested four men in connection with the murder of a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) earlier this month.
On October 16, Rudresh an RSS worker was hacked to death by two men on a motorbike in broad daylight in the central Shivajinagar area of Bengaluru.
Police Commissioner NS Megharik told press that the murderers had been known to Rudresh and are from Bengaluru. He said the murder was for personal motives and was not politically motivated.
Interrogation of the accused – Waseem Ahmed, Mujeeb, Sadiq and Irfan Pasha – is still on. It is said one of the men, Mujeeb, had been updating the others on Rudresh’s movements.
The murder had drawn protests from the RSS and the BJP with prohibitory orders imposed in parts of the city. The funeral procession for Rudresh also took place under tight security.