Four held Inter-state weapon racket busted by CCB,6 Pistols,2 rifles and 19 live ammunition seized

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

The CCB officials busted an interstate weapon racket and arrested four persons who were supplying country made weapons to the gangsters and rowdies in the city.The police also recovered five country made pistols,two rifles and 19 live ammunition from them.

The accused has been identified as,Ayazulla,30,from kalasipalya,Syed Siraj, 42, from RT Nagar Mohammed Ali, 32,from Hegde Nagar and Arun Kumar,26 from Rajanukunte.

Senior officer told media persons,the CCB officials received a credible information that weapons are being sold illegally in and around kalasipalya police station limits and the person is waiting in cottonpet near hotel.

Based on the credible information a team of police led by Inspector, Hazaresh Killedar and his team rushed to the spot and kept a close watch near the hotel the team covered the area from all the corners and when they got confirmation the team raided the place and caught Ayazulla who was waiting near a hotel in cottonpet to deliver weapons to his customers,was caught red handed before he could make the delivery.

The team found pistol and ammunition in his possession and the team arrested him under Arms Act and took him into custody.

The team conducted a thorough investigation in which the accused spilled the beans and revealed his associates name and Based on his information the police arrested Syed Siraj,42, from RT Nagar Mohammed Ali,32,from Hegde Nagar and Arun Kumar,26 from Rajanukunte and recovered the remaining arms which they had purchased from Ayazulla.

The accused including Ayazulla had various criminal cases pending against them in police stations across the city.

A detailed investigation by the team has revealed that the prime accused AYazulla,30 from Kalasipalya was sourcing weapons from his contacts in Shamli in Uttar Pradesh,Amritsar in Punjab and Shirdi in Maharashtra,getting the delivery of weapons by trains and buses and selling it to the gangster.

The accused would get the weapons from his sources for throwaway prices and sell it to his customers in the city for much higher prices to make quick money.

The CCB booked the accused under Arms Act and continued investigations to find Ayazulla’s weapon business network and further investigation is on.

CCB arrest inter state gang involved in illegal sale of country made weapons..6 Pistols/ Rifles, cartridges seized.. 4 accused arrested.. @CPBlr @BlrCityPolice Joint CP Crime Sandeep Patil said in his tweet.

An inter-state gang involved in the illegal sale of country-made weapons has been arrested by the @CCBBangalore. 6 pistols/rifles and cartridges have been seized from the 4 accused. Further investigation is underway.

The team has been appropriately rewarded for their good work! Kamal Pant commissioner of police tweeted.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Joint CP Crime,Sandeep Patil,DCP Crime-1,KP Ravikumar,DCP Crime-2 BS Angadi, ACP,Nagaraj,Hanumantharaya,Jaganath Rai,PI Hazaresh Killedar and other crime staff who has successfully nabbed the four member gang illegal weapon seller and for the commendable job done by them a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.