Kingpin of Highway robbery gang held

Friday, May 29, 2015,21:59 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | Valapatnam police today arrested a kingpin of highway robbery gang, in connection with loot of 10 sovereigns of gold chain, valued about two lakhs, from a person of Goa,  who was sleeping inside his car at Keecheri on May 12 in the wee hours.
Police, arrested Ahamed Kabeer (30) of Pallikara in Kasargod district from Neeleshwaram. The high way robbery gang looted 10 sovereigns of gold chain , valued about two lakhs from Mr Gurudas G Naik, who was on the way to attend the runway works of  Kannur International Airport Limited (KIAL) at Mattanur. He was sleeping in his Scorpio car , after halting on the sides of road at Keecheri NH 17.
Ahamed Kabeer led high way robbery team, who were reached in a Ritz car and looted forcibily his weared gold chain around 0330 hrs and fled away from the scene. Later, Gurudas lodged a complaint before the Valapatnam police in this regard.
Police team nabbed him on last day after detailed study of Ritz car users between Kozhikode to Kasargod districts, who mostly drive in night hours. Police also recovered some parts of the chain from a jewellery. The investigation is going on to nab the remaining gang members, police said.