Bracelet leads police to gang of robbers in Tanur
Tanur: The Tanur police arrested a gang of miscreants who were accused in several robberies in Malappuram and Kozhikode districts.
The robbers were identified as Edappal Karinkallathani native Shafeeq (36), Kalppakancherry native Faisal (42), Niramaruthur native Yakoob (38) and Tanur native Abhilash (36).
They had stolen Rs 3,18,000 from the hardware shop owned by Meenadathur native Faisal in July 2020. They also robbed Rs 2,500 from a grocery shop owned by Karingappara native Abdul Latheef this month.
While examining the CCTV footage received from the grocery shop, police noticed a bracelet worn by Yakoob. Investigations based on the ornament helped police nab all four. The officials have seized the weapons and vehicles used by the accused.
There are cases against the gang in Tanur, Mancherry and in Kozhikode Town police stations. According to police, the gang is accused in around 25 robbery cases.