Mangaluru, Feb 3, 2016 : The CCB Police of Mangaluru have foiled a murder plot with the arrest of five persons on February 3, Wednesday at Adyar. Police have also seized the Maruti Omni car of the accused apart from two daggers, three machetes and seven mobile phones which were in their possession.
Those arrested are Zia alias A K Riyaz (30), of Adyar, Ajmal alias Ajju (22), Mushtaq Ahmed (21) and Mohammed Fazal (21) of Kannur and Basit (21), a resident of Pandeshwar. The arrests were made by a team led by CCB Inspector Valentine D’Souza.
All the arrested are said to be wanted criminals. If Riyaz had 12 cases against him including that of murder of Ejaz in 2014 at Kannur, another accused Ajmal was out on bail just a month ago. He too has several theft cases against him and is also said to be an accused in the Ejaz murder case. The other two accused namely Mushtaq and Fazal were also reportedly involved in the Ejaz murder case, while Basit has an attempt to murder case against him.