Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar
The Magadi road police have arrested a 50-year-old habitual offender who was running a gang who used to steal bikes and rob mobile phones from the people who are moving alone on roads.
The accused has been identified as,Aslam Pasha,50,a resident of JJ Nagar and his associate,Mohammed Usman.
Senior officer told media persons,a complaint was registered in Magadi road police station in which the complainant stated that as on 18th November while he was standing in front of Minerva Mills front gate in the early morning at around 7:30 am two unknown persons came in a bike and snatched his mobile phone and escaped.
The complainant filed a complaint in this regard,Magadi Road police inspector,GT Sreenivas and his crime team swung into action and visited the crime spot and after inspecting the spot the team analysed CCTV footage in and around while analysing CCTV footage the team identified the accused as,Aslam Pasha,50, a gangster and also a rowdy sheeter at JJ Nagar police station.
The team who were on lookout for the accused went in search of him near his house the team noticed him near his and went to secure him while securing him a high drama prevailed for sometime when a team of police went to secure Aslam Pasha.
He created a scene of being fainted to avoid being arrested,enraged by this his family members and neighbours attacked the police party.The inspector and team with additional police force of JJ Nagar staff,Magadi road police inspector, Sreenivas GT and team managed to get Aslam to the station and later arrested his associates based on his statement
During investigation the team grilled them in their own style for which the accused confessed the crime and spilled the beans and based on his statement the team also arrested his associate Mohammed Usman and recovered two stolen bikes,two phones and cash Rs.31,000,total worth of RS.2.6 lakh from them.
However three other parts of the gang managed to escape and efforts are on to track them down.
Apart from running the gang Aslam also buys stolen phones from other muggers operating in and around the city .
The stolen mobile he would sell it to his contacts in other cities.Aslam was earlier arrested by Ashoknagar police for similar offence but also he was out on bail, shifting his area of operations from central to west division,he added.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP West,Soumendhu Mukherjee,DCP West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,ACP, Nanjundegowda,PI,GT Sreenivas,Probationary PSI,Yogesh Kumar,ASIs,as,Ravikumar,Jaiprakash SR,Narasimha Murthy,and crime staff as,Naveen Kumar,Prakash,Muniraju LN,and other staff has been appreciated for the meticulous investigation done by them who acted swifty in nabbing the notorious Gangster and a rowdy sheeter who has given sleepless nights to many is now cooling his heels in jail and a suitable reward will be given to the whole team for their brave act he added.