MANGALURU: The Mangaluru City police have cracked the sensational pro-terror graffiti case with the arrest of two people. City police commissioner Vikash Kumar Vikash told reporters on Saturday, that two people who had written pro-terror graffiti on the wall of a building in the East police station limits and on a wall in the North police station limits have been identified as Mohammed Shariq, 22, and Mazz Muneer Ahmed, aka, Mazz, aka Muneer, 21, a third-year engineering student studying in the City and working for an online food delivery company for the past one and a half month.
Both hail from Thirthahalli and are known to each other. Shariq was working as a salesperson at a cloth store owned by his father in Thirthahalli. Mazz Muneer lived in an apartment on Arya Samaj Road.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the accused had written first on the dilapidated wall under the Mangaluru North police station limits, which they felt was never noticed by anybody. They could not get any kind of publicity out of it. After a week or so, they made an extra bit of effort and chose a prominent location where everyone could see, “Vikash Kumar Vikash said.
The graffiti on a wall at the Mangaluru East police station limits came to light on November 27. Several officers and teams led by DCP (crime and traffic) Vinay A Gaonkar, DCP (Law and Order) Hariram Shankar, ACPs, inspector CCB, and his team, Inspectors of Kadri police station and Mangaluru North police station and teams worked on the case.