BANGALORE: CCB sleuths averted a major crime after arresting members of two notorious rowdy gangs separately in the city recently.
Lethal weapons and valuables have been recovered from the accused in J P Nagar and Subramnyapura police station limits.
According to the CCB sleuths, five rowdy sheeters, said to be members of notorious rowdy Anand’s gang were arrested at J P Nagar on Friday.
They have been identified as Anand alias Navile (34), Naveed alias Keppanaveed (28), D M Deepak (20), Sampath Kumar (19) and Lakshmikanth alias Manu (19).
Two other accused, Amar and Sapad, escaped. Among the accused, Anand is involved in cases of murder, attempt to murder and kidnap. The group was planning to murder their rivals Ranjan alias Ranju and his associates when they were arrested.
In another incident, four criminals who belong to the group of rowdy sheeter Ranjan alias Ranju were arrested at Subramanyapura police station limits.
The accused, Mohan (23), Girish (22), Teja (23) and Srinivas (23), were arrested when they were allegedly conspiring to kill their rivals Rowdy Deepak and his associates.