Moodabidri: The family of Prashant Poojary, a Bajrangdal activist who was murdered by some miscreants has demanded CBI probe into the murder Prashant.
Addressing a press meet in Moodbidri on Friday October 30, Yashoda, mother of Prashant Poojary thanked police for arresting the accused in her son’s murder. But she also stated that several influential persons, who had extended indirect support to the accused, need to be arrested and interrogated.
She also condemned the statement of minister Abhayachandra Jain, who happens to be the MLA representing the local constituency, saying that Prashant was a trouble monger. She said that even health minister U.U Khader has given some irresponsible statements which has hurt the family.
She also thanked Hindu outfits, leaders of BJP and other organisations for helping them financially and supporting them during the time of grief.
Prashant’s father, Anand Poojary, and sister, Prameeta, were present at the press conference.
On behalf of Puttur Sarvajanika Ganeshotsava Samiti, financial assistance of Rs 1,02,000 was extended to the family of the late Prashant.
Honorary president of the Samiti, Dr Prasad Bhandari, president, Arun Kumar Puttila, and BJP leader, K P Jagadish Adhikari, were present along with several activists on this occasion.