Police bust catering staff turned robber-goonda gang
Aruvikkara: A six-member team of robbers involved in goonda activities were held by the Aruvikkara police on Saturday. It is reported that the gang members have been working as catering staff and carrying out robbery and goonda activities here.
Peroorkada native Shafi (27), Vattiyoorkavu natives and twin brothers Supan (25), Hari (25), Vilappil native Achuleyan (23), Karakulam natives Sangeeth (22) and Abhiram (20) were taken into custody.
According to police, the six members belong to the gang of Shemeer aka Saidali who is remanded as an accused in a murder case and other cases. Police traced them and arrested them after finding their involvement in violating law and order by brandishing machete at Kachani.
It is reported that the gang used to attack the people who file complaint against them to police.
“Many cases are registered against the gang in the police stations at Aruvikkara, Vattiyoorkkavu, Vilappilsala, Vellarada and Cantonment,” said Nedumangad DYSP Anil Kumar.
A team of officials, including Aruvikkara Police Sub Inspector Nitheesh, Shadow police officials Jayan, Shibu, Sunil and Nevin arrested the goonda gang.