BANGALORE: The sleuths of the Organised Crime Wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested three associates of notorious rowdy Maheem. The accused were allegedly conspiring to eliminate the brothers of slained Corporator Diwan Ali.
The accused have been identified as Nawaz alias Kulla Nawaz (35), Syed Kabeer (35), both residents of Someshwaranagar in Jayanagar first block, and Firoz alias Nawaz (25),a resident of Haleguddadahalli Cross on Mysore Road. The police said that the trio were allegedly waiting near Tavarekere Park at Suddagunte Palya seventh cross in Mico Layout police station limits to attack the brothers of Ali on Thursday night. Following a tip off, the police nabbed them. However, other accused in the case Nasru, Jiya and Saleem alias Langda Saleem managed to escape and efforts are on to nab them.
It has been revealed that the accused were given instruction by Maheem to kill Ali’s brothers.