Trio held, Ambergris,Sperm whale vomit worth Rs 4 crore seized by Mico layout police

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Southeast Division police of Mico layout police have arrested three persons and recovered ambergris worth Rs 4 crore from them .

The accused has been identified as,Panner Selvam,Anand Shekhar and K Manju were caught red handed on Friday when they were waiting for their clients to deliver the consignment.

Senior officer told media persons,Mico layout police Inspector,RS Choudhari received a tip off that three person in a Swift car are waiting for their clients to deliver the Ambergris a Sperm whale vomit.

Based on the tip off,the police inspector and team rushed to the spot and kept a close watch on them near Lake view road and surrounded the area and after getting confirmation the team raided the place and when intercepted the bags they found Ambergris a Sperm whale vomit in the car

During investigation the accused confessed the crime and it is revealed that the accused have sourced the ambergris from Tamil Nadu and brought it to city to sell.

The ambergris have higher demand in international market to be used in perfume industry.

The police took the trio into custody and efforts are on to track down others who are part of the racket and the accused has been booked under wildlife and other relevant sections and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP Southeast,Srinath Mahadev Joshi,ACP,MN Karibasavana Gowda,PI,RS Choudhary,PSIs,as,Sanjeev Gorapagul,Ravi,and crime staff as,Chandrappa,Parameshwar TB, Jagadish Patil,Umesh MV,Madhu and Sanjith and others has been appreciated for the exemplary work done by them in nabbing the trio and recovered Ambergris from them a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.