Mysuru: The NIA officers on Tuesday November 22 conducted searches in various places in the City in relation to terror suspect Mohammed Sharique who stayed here in a rented room.
NIA investigation revealed that the accused in the Mangaluru autorickshaw blast case, had given the documents of a Ballari District Sandur-based techie to get a SIM card. He had lost his records one and a half years ago. A techie named Arun Kumar Gowli lost his documents in Bengaluru by using that documents, the accused had obtained a SIM card.
The investigators have confirmed that there is no connection between the case and Techie. It is said that Techie told the investigators that he had lost his record in Bengaluru about two year ago. Arun Kumar Gowli is an MBA and an engineering graduate and is working in a private company in Bengaluru.
A team of five officers of the NIA has started a search operation in Mysuru from Monday to find out where the suspect lived in Mysuru, where he moved, with whom he was in association with, in the name of which person he had given a fake address and obtained a mobile phone and SIM card and where he was getting mobile repair training. In addition, the suspect’s rented room was checked again.
Mysuru Police are collecting information of newly rented tenants in some sensitive areas of the City and in the outlying areas. Local police stations have also been instructed to get information from the owners who have given the home on rent. In the meantime, a police guard has been placed at the house where the suspect lived.
In view of the arrival of tourists from all over the country in the tourist City of Mysuru, the instructions have been given to install CCTV cameras compulsorily near major roundabouts, bus stands, railway stations, tourist spots and hotels in the City to keep an eye on suspicious persons. Besides, instructions have been given to the local police and intelligence department to check the CCTV footages