Two accused in black money robbery case held
The police on Friday arrested from Kannur two key accused in the hawala money robbery case at Kodakara. The arrested, Mohammed Ali and Abdul Rasheed, are being interrogated, the police mentioned.
It is reported that Abdul Rasheed leaked details about the hawala money deal to the gang of robbers. Both the accused obtained ₹5 lakh every as reward, they informed the police. The police discovered that they made money offers value ₹45 lakh after the robbery.
According to a criticism lodged by Shamjeer Shamsudheen, 37, of Kozhikode, with the Kodakara police, a gang waylaid him on the Kodakara flyover and robbed him of ₹25 lakh and his automotive whereas he was on his manner from Kozhikode to Kochi on April 3. The automotive was later recovered from West Fort.
Though the complainant talked about robbery of ₹25 lakh, the police later discovered that the money concerned was far more. The police have arrested 9 individuals in this connection. They recovered ₹23.3 lakh, 24 g of gold, and receipt of mortgage reimbursement certificates at a financial institution value ₹6 lakh from one of many 9 accused.
There had been allegations that the money was meant for sabotaging the election course of. Though the CPI(M) and the Congress had alleged a BJP hyperlink to the incident proper from the start, the police gave hints in regards to the connection solely on Thursday.
According to G. Poonkuzhali, Thrissur SP, Dharmarajan of Kozhikode, who handed over the money to Shamjeer, is an RSS activist. Dharmarajan was entrusted with bringing the money from Kozhikode to Kochi. It was Sunil Naik, former State treasurer of Yuva Morcha, who handed over the money to Dharmarajan.
The police interrogated each. Sunil Naik informed the police he had solely enterprise hyperlinks with Dharmarajan. They shall be interrogated once more.