Dreaded criminal arrested from Raigunge, firearm seized
Kolkata: North Dinajpur police arrested dreaded criminal Kalu Mohammed from Shyampur area of Raigunge on late Wednesday night and recovered a fire arm and some cartridges from his possession.
Police said Kalu is a notorious criminal against whom many cases were pending at different police stations of the district.
The investigators were on the lookout for Kalu for a long time. Acting on a tip-off, police laid a trap in Shyampur area situated near his residence and arrested him following which, he was interrogated for hours.
Police came to know that the accused would come to Shyampur area on Wednesday night to meet some of his associates. Officers assembled in the area in disguise so that the accused can be caught easily. When the accused was passing through the area, police intercepted the accused and recovered a fire arm from him.
According to police, one 9 mm pistol and three rounds of bullet were seized from him. The accused had created terror in the whole area for several years and was involved in various
However, the investigators are trying to know how he had collected the fire weapon and who are his arms suppliers.
Police are also investigating if he was under the patronage of any influential man in that area or any
It was learnt that the accused confessed his guilt before the investigating officer during interrogation. Police will also conduct raids to nab some of his associates who are also involved in various crime incidents.