Puttur: A team of NIA officials has taken three more persons into custody in connection with the murder of BJP youth leader Praveen Nettaru.
A team of officials raided Bellare in the early hours of Saturday and took into custody three persons — Ibrahim Shah, Shafi Bellare, and Iqbal — in connection with the murder.
Shafi Bellare is the state secretary of SDPI, whereas Iqbal is a member of Bellare gram panchayat.
Ibrahim of Sullia was taken into custody from his house in the wee hours of Saturday.
Earlier, a team of NIA officials had raided the houses of PFI leaders at several places in the district in the early hours of Wednesday and examined the documents.