Mangaluru, Dec 5: City police chief Vikash Kumar Vikash has rubbished the media reports on arrest of suspect in connection with the provocative graffiti case.
In two separate incidents reported on November 27 and 29, graffiti in support of Lashkar-e-Taiba and threatening to behead those who insult prophet appeared on the walls of an apartment complex and in court premises in Mangaluru respectively.
Two days ago several city based media had reported that a man from Theerthahalli has been arrested in connection with the case. However, the commissioner of police today clarified that not a single person was arrested in connection with the case so far.
He said: "We have pooled a lot of information on the issue and a few have been questioned as part of the investigation process. But no one has been arrested as claimed in a section of the media, and truth will be revealed once the investigation concludes."
Deputy Commissioner of police (Crime and Traffic) Vinay A Gaonkar said four teams have been formed to crack the case under the guidance of the police commissioner. "Teams from North, East police stations, CCB team and technical team is continuing the investigation," he added.