Bengaluru riots: Accused dies in hospital
Four days after rioters clashed with the police in
Sayyad Nadeem, a 24-year-old AC mechanic from Bengaluru’s KG Halli area, was arrested on August 12. After being produced before
He was subsequently operated and was under medical observation. He died on Saturday. His Covid-19 test results came back positive, and he did not respond to post-operative treatment.
He died due to subsequent complications, said Additional CP Admin Hemanth Nimbalkar as he dismissed reports that Nadeem succumbed to a bullet injury.
“So far, 206 people have been arrested, but many others have been detained and their involvement is being probed using CCTV footage and videos that our men managed to record during the violence,” said a senior police officer.