Pramesh S Jain
The West Division Police of Magadi road police have arrested three member notorious Irani Gang including a women and Recovered 1.2 kgs gold worth Rs.50 lakhs from them.
The accused has been identified as,Saleem Irani,Azad Irani,and Amnu Irani,
A special task force of West division police arrested three persons part of notorious chain snatching and attention diversion Irani gang involved in 27 chain snatching cases in and around the city.The police have also recovered 1.2 kgs of gold valuables worth Rs 50 lakh.
A special task force team of police comprising of Magadi road and Vijayanagar police formed after series of cases reported and arrested the gang on December 11 and taken into custody again for investigation.
Senior officer,told media persons,as there were series of chain snatching were reported in Vijayanagar sub-division police station limits,DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,under the leadership of ACP Vijayanagar,K Nanjundegowda,formed a special task force team to nab the chain snatchers.
Last month kamakshipalya police station sub-inspector, Santhosh,ASI Ravikumar of Magadi road police station and other staff arrested one accused and during investigation he spilled the beans whereabouts his gang members.Based on his information,a team went to Dharwad to nab this notorious chain snatching gang.
Sub-inspector Santhosh and his team visited to Dharwad in the month of November to nab the notorious chain snatching gang and they spotted them and when they tried to secure them the accused with the help of their associates attacked our PSI,Santhosh they hurled bottles and pelted stones on them to escape from their clutches after attacking they escaped.
The sub-inspector and his team were rushed to hospital as they were injured in the attack and a case was registered in local police station.
Later DCP(West),Dr Sanjeev M Patil formed a special task force team headed by PI,Magadi Road police Inspector,GT Sreenivas,and other staff were sent to Dharwad to nab the chain snatching gang.
A special task force team headed by PI,GT Sreenivas,visited to Dharwad and camped their to nab the gang the team swung into action and tracked the accused and kept a close watch on their movements and with the help of local police the team zeroed in on the notorious gang and apprehended them.
The team did a ground work on the accused and their supporters and with additional police force as the gang attacked last month kamakshipalya police station sub inspector so for the safety the team took additional police force and surrounded the area.
As soon as they spotted the accused the inspector and his team zeroed in on them and apprehended them and brought them to Bengaluru and produced them before the court and took them into custody.
During interrogation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that he and his associates Azad Irani and Amnu Irani used to come to city and rob people before returning to their native Dharward and hand over the booty to Babu Irani,mother of Amnu Irani to dispose the valuable property.
Who later used to handover to her neighbours Fathima Athar and Gulzar Begum to dispose them they used to sell it to Jewellers in and around the area.
Based on their statement the team has recovered the property from the accused neighbours Fathima Athar and Gulzar Begum weighing 1.2 kgs of gold worth Rs.50 lakhs from their possession.
A case has been registered in Magadi Road police station and further investigation is on and all the trio have been remanded to judicial custody.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,has appreciated,Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP,West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACP, Vijayanagar Sub-Division,K Nanjundegowda,PIs,as,Sreenivas GT, Prashanth Kumar,PSIs,as,Santhosh Kumar,Ms.Sudha,Nagaraj,ASI, Ravi Kumar,and other crime staff of special task force for apprehending 3 members of the ‘Irani Gang’ wanted in 27 cases registered in 18 police stations across the city.Ornaments worth Rs.50 lakh have been seized.A total reward of Rs.50K has been given to the task force for the tremendous and exemplary work done by the team he added.