Mangaluru, Oct 22, 2017: Ullal police have arrested a gang of five accused of robbing people commuting on national highway 66 in the recent past.The police have seized a car, sword, iron rod, chilli powder and knives from them.The gang used to target the commuters plying from Kerala towards Mangaluru and those travelling from the airport.
Ravikumar, Khaleel, Rajesh, Javed Abbas and Azeem
The arrested are identified as Rajesh (30), Khaleel K (27), Javed Abbas (24), Mohammed Azeem (23), all residents of Kunjathooru, Manjeshwar and Ravikumar(24) from Puttur. According to the police, the accused used to waylay people at a secluded place in Kallapu under Ullal police station limits.
The police said fll the five accused are habitual offenders and have been involved with multiple crimes.It has also come to light that the accused are involved in peddling ganja from Kerala.
They have been produced before court and remanded in judicial custody for 15 days.