NASHIK: The Ahmednagar crime branch and Nashik police arrested three members of `Chanya Baig gang' here early this morning.
Police arrested the three men from Shiv-Parvati Apartments in Pathardi area and seized two pistols and 40 live cartridges from their possession, police commissioner Ravinder Kumar Singal said.
One of them, identified as Shahrukh Rajjak Shaikh (25), resident of Nimgaon in Ahmednagar district, had fled from a court and was absconding since then.
The other two men were identified as Sagar Sona Pagare (22) and Baraku Ambhore (21), also residents of Ahmednagar district.
Shaikh, a `sharp-shooter', has 13 serious offences registered against him in Ahmednagar and another one in Mumbai, a police release said.
The trio were taken to Ahmednagar for further probe.