In a shocking development, the advocate for underworld gunman Rashid Malabari, was shot dead at Mangalore on Thursday evening.
Naushad Kasim, who held brief for Malabari was gunned down by unidentified persons in the Falnir area of Mangalore at 2030 hrs on Thursday. Even as police try to find traces of the killer, underworld don, Ravi Poojary, allegedly claimed responsibiity for the killing. During Poojary's telephonic conversation with a local television channel in Bengaluru [ Images ], he attempted to give the issue a communal spin.
According to eye witnesses, Naushad was walking when the attack occured. After he was shot, Naushad ran at least 200 mts before collapsing in an apartment's parking.