Telangana Police file charge-sheets in two cases against Nayeem gang

| Updated: Dec 19, 2016 23:05 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec. 19 (ANI): After the elimination of gangster Nayeem on August 8, the Telangana Police have filed charge-sheets in two cases against the gang and another 15 charge sheets are ready to be filed, a statement issued by the state government. Police claimed that so far the involvement of Nayeem's gang had been established in 27 murder cases and their involvement is suspected in another 25 murder cases. Within a short period, police said, they have collected details of several cases in which the gang is involved and secured material evidence. Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao said the public are relieved with the atrocities and extortions of Nayeem and are feeling sigh of relief and breathing freely after his death. He also appreciated the state police for exhibiting high efficiency with full dedication in handling the Nayeem issue. Considering the serious nature of the crime committed by the Nayeem gang, the state government has appointed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the crimes comprehensively, following which four special teams were constituted under the supervision of SIT to "effectively" carry out investigation of the cases registered against the gang, the statement said. During the raids conducted on the hideouts of Nayeem gang across the state, police seized 21 fire arms,21 cars, 26 motorcycles and cash worth Rs 2 crore, 95 lakhs, 9 thousands and eighty. They also seized documents of properties registered in the names of the family and friends of Nayeem - including land to the extent of 1,015 acres, house sites to the extent of 1,67,000 Sq. Yds, and 27 residential houses. The registered value of the properties seized is estimated to be Rs.143,94,05,198, said the statement. Nayeem was killed during the exchange of fire with the Telangana Police on August 8. Acting on a tip-off that Nayeem's gang was moving with deadly weapons in the Millennium Township area of Shadnagar, a police reached the spot and tried to arrest of the gang. But the exchange of fire ensued, in which Nayeem lost his life. Police seized one AK47 rifle, one 9 mm pistol and ammunition from the scene. (ANI)