Two separate letters threatening to plant bombs in the city court as well as in the Bengaluru police’s office to eliminate people who are probing the Sandalwood drugs case, as well as the Bengaluru riots case, were received by police and court officials late on Monday. Soon after the letters were received by the city court personnel as well as the Central Crime Branch, the police rushed the dog squad and recovered detonation-like equipment in these covers
Within a day of the crime, city police arrested a 53-year-old farmer from Tiptur for sending a threat letter and a detonator like object to the NDPS Court Magistrate.The accused, Rajashekhar has confessed to the police
that he wanted to trap his brother-in-law Ramesh and his brother in this property case .Rajashekhar’s father-in-law had in his will written 15 acres land to his two daughters. Rajashekhar was married to the elder daughter and wanted to marry younger daughter too .He started harassing her to marry him. Father lodged the comaplaint against Rajshekar by learning his intensions before marrying his younger daughter to Ramesh. So this time, Rajashekhar wanted to trap both the brothers.He bribed the village panchayat officials to get photocopies of their Voter IDs.He then wrote the threat letter and posted it using Ramesh’ voter ID.