Bengaluru: Hunt on for ‘Riot mastermind’; Is Congress shielding Sampath Raj?

It has been 13 days since former Congress mayor and prime accused in the DJ Halli violence case Sampath Raj who went absconding from hospital after evading police summons. The top Congress leader is still absconding and the sources are suggesting that the Congress MLA helped Sampath Raj escape.

The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch is probing the case. Sampath Raj evaded and has now absconded, he has been untraceable for nearly two weeks now. As per the sources, they have stated that a close aide of top Congress leader Mr. DK Shivakumar who helped Sampath Raj escape and gave him shelter for a few days so that he could evade.