Two cab drivers held,5 Oxygen Cylinders seized by CCB:

Yogesh K Porwar

The CCB Officials on Thursday arrested two cab drivers for selling oxygen cylinders in black market charging exorbitant price.

The accused has been identified as Arun Kumar, 34 from KGF and Syed Shakeeb, 27,resident of Audugodi .

Senior officer told media persons,our OCW Wing of CCB received a credible information that two persons are indulged in selling Oxygen Cylinders in black market charging exorbitant price and will be taking in two car passing through Yelahanka New Town area.

Based on information team headed by ACP, Dharmendra HN and team swung into action and rushed to spot and team were on alert to catch the culprits as they noticed two cars coming they flagged them and intercepted the car and found Jumbo Medical cylinder in their possession.

The accused were arrested near Yelahanka new town while they were heading to Doddaballapura alone with three cylinders in two cars .

During investigation the accused confessed the crime and revealed that using his contact,sourced oxygen cylinders and sold them to the people in the rural areas in black.

With their arrest the team has seized 5 Jumbo Medical cylinder from them and a case has been registered in Yelahanka New Town police station.Both the accused has been taken the accused into custody to investigate further .

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Joint CP Crime,Sandeep Patil,DCP Crime-1,KP Ravikumar,ACP, Dharmendra HN,PI,Girish Naik C and other crime staff has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.

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