Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 270 goondas who are identified as wanted criminals were taken into custody in the capital city. Police nabbed the accused under ‘Operation Trojan’ which launched to crackdown violence including goonda attacks in the state. It is reported that police nabbed 270 criminals within 10 days.
On Christmas day, 30 wanted criminals were held in Thiruvananthapuram range. Among them, the arrest of 7 people recorded as arrest warrants were issued against them earlier. Four drug cases were also registered after inspecting 61 drug dealers.
Thiruvananthapuram range DIG Sanjay Kumar Gurudin took initiative for Operation Trojan following Pothencode Sudheesh murder case. 279 wanted criminals and 468 goondas who are on warrant were arrested. Data of Operation Trojan revealed that drug cases are increasing in the state.
The highest number of murder cases were reported in Thiruvananthapuram rural range. A total of 42 cases were registered here. Kollam rural tops second in the list. Thiruvananthapuram also topped in the list of murder attempt cases in the state.