The Task Force police on Sunday arrested a notorious history-sheeter who was possessing a dagger illegally and seized the lethal weapon from him.
On a tip off, the Task Force police arrested Abbu Ali Khan alias Abbu, a history-sheeter of Hussainialam police station.
During interrogation, he confessed that he has rivalry with gangster Fayaz, a history-sheeter of Rein Bazar police station, and that he was carrying the weapon suspecting an attack.
Abbu is involved in 25 criminal cases including murder, attempt to murder, dacoity, snatching, theft and immoral trafficking registered in 14 police stations in Hyderabad and Cyberabad.
He was addicted to ganja and always carried deadly weapons. He even attacked police personnel who tried to apprehend him.
Earlier, he was involved in five cases of assault on police personnel including assault on Banjara Hills police station SI who tried to apprehend him in a snatching case.
In this case, Abbu was sentenced for seven years rigorous imprisonment by the court and went for an appeal.
Presently, he is accused in criminal cases registered at Hussainialam police station.
To curtail his activities, the commissioner of police, issued externment orders against him in the month of April 2012 and his externment period completed on October 18. During externment, he was involved in assault cases on police in the limits of LB Nagar and Hussainialam police stations.