Mangalore Information Media Network
Belthangady,Dec 28: Sowjanya was found raped and murdered at Pangala in Dharmasthala .The case had shook the entire district, and coming under public pressure, police had arrested Santhosh Rao, a mentally ill person, soon after the incident.
The CID cops had already made an appeal in this regard in the court.
The petition had said that Santosh Rao said to be mentally unstable, could be treated in Bangalore for his mental illness if he was shifted to the Parappana Agrahara prison.
There has been a public demand for a comprehensive investigation into the case amidst suspicions being expressed that Santosh might not be the real culprit and also that many others could be involved in the case.