Bengaluru riots mastermind Sampath Raj arrested; Congress alleges witch hunt; Karnataka HM reacts

Bengaluru riots mastermind Sampath Raj has been arrested. Karnataka Home Minister spoke to the press and stated that this is a major development and the arrest of Sampath Raj will expose a major conspiracy.

Sampath Raj will be produced in front of the magistrate today and he is continuously being questioned by the police. The Congress leader evaded the arrest for quite some time. The police are further trying to ascertain the details of Sampath Raj's hiding and who all helped him to evade the arrest. According to the CCB's charge sheet, Sampath Raj played a major role in the planning of the riots. The Congress party has responded to the same and has alleged 'witch-hunt'. DK Sivakumar also states that the law will take its own course, as far as Sampath Raj is concerned.