11 held on dacoity charge
Police have seized 300 grams of gold that had been bought to a jeweller in Kanhangad, Kerala
Central Crime Branch (CCB) and Moodbidri police personnel arrested 11 individuals in reference to one case of dacoity and a associated case of try to commit dacoity in Moodbidri Police limits.
Police Commissioner N. Shashi Kumar advised reporters right here that (*11*) Mahaz, 20, of Uppala in Kasargod, Kerala, with a number of prison circumstances and residing in Beluvai close to Moodbidri, and (*11*) Adil, 25, of Uppala have been arrested in reference to kidnap and dacoity of 440 grams of gold. The police recovered 300 g of gold bought to a jeweller in Kanhangad in Kerala for ₹13,86,600.
Mr. Kumar stated Rehman Sheikh from Mumbai had despatched a parcel to his relative Syed Hyder Ali of Bengaluru by Vaquar Yunus of Moodbidri in May first week. Learning concerning the consignment, Mahaz, a buddy of Yunus, requested him to come back to Beluvai. Mahaz, Adil and others met Yunus at Puchchemogaru and took him to Uppala and looted 440 grams of gold that was within the parcel despatched by Sheikh, earlier than releasing him.
On studying that the parcel had not reached Hyder Ali, Sheikh is claimed to have engaged Abdul Salam alias Pattodi Salam of Jokatte to recuperate the gold by paying ₹5 lakh. Yunus filed a criticism with the police on May 21 stating that he was dealing with a risk from Salam. He additionally revealed the crime dedicated by Mahaz and his accomplices resulting in the arrest of Mahaz and Adil. The police then launched a seek for the remaining accused.
Meanwhile, Salam was on May 24 ready with deadly weapons in two vehicles to kidnap Yunus and Mahaz to recuperate the looted gold, together with Sheikh’s brother Abdul Sheikh and Hyder Ali close to the residence of Yunus in Moodbidri. Learning about this conspiracy, CCB personnel apprehended them and recovered the vehicles, 5 sharp weapons and 10 cell phones from them.