Udupi, July 9: Udupi city police have arrested the prime accused in the recent murder case of a 75-year-old woman.
The arrested has been identified as Annappa Poojary (32), son of Eshwara, a resident of Nayampalli, Santekatte.
Police said that Annappa along with another man had killed Radhu 75-year-old Radhu Karkera at Ammunje in the district and robbed her jewels worth Rs 1.5 lakhs.
Annappa confessed to the police that when had been to cut a tree at the Radhu Karkera’s compound had seen her wearing a gold chain and thought of murdering her for gain. He conspired with another and killed Radhu. Police also recovered a chain from the house of Annappa.