Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-08-09 11:32 Udupi: Astrologer Niranjan Bhat Asranna, a prime accused in hotelier Bhaskar Shetty's murder, has attempted suicide while in police custody on Tuesday. The police have rushed him to Ajjarkad Hospital and his condition is said to be critical. According to sources, Bhat who was arrested on Monday was to be produced before the court on Tuesday (July 9). But Niranjan consumed a diamond that he wore in one of his finger rings, it is said. Asranna is accused of allegedly aiding hotelier's wife Rajeshwari and son Navneet Shetty in murdering Shetty.