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Bangalore police bust 'D' gang's gun racket.

Byline: ANI

Bangalore, Oct 12 (ANI): Bangalore Police on Monday arrested two gun runners allegedly behind the Dawood Ibrahim gang in the city.

The action comes days after the arrest of three other Dawood gangsters from Jhankhand and Uttar Pradesh who were involved in gun running as well.

The arrested were identified as Mohammed Ayub (28) of Banashankari area in the city limit, Fairoz (32) and Ansar (22) of Hoskote in Bangalore rural District.

The police have recovered one pistol, three revolvers and 21 rounds of ammunition from the arrested persons.

According to the police the three arrested men set up an arms manufacturing unit in the outskirts and were manufactured guns under the tag USA.

The Home Department feels that the arrests could just be the tip of the iceberg tip of the iceberg
n. pl. tips of the iceberg
A small evident part or aspect of something largely hidden: afraid that these few reported cases of the disease might only be the tip of the iceberg. 
 of the underworld menace in Bangalore.

Earlier in September, Bangalore Police busted a gunrunning gun·run·ner  
One that smuggles firearms and ammunition.

 racket and arrested Hussain Sab from Gadag in Karnataka, Nawab Barkatulla of Bihar and Mohammed Siraj of Jharkhand. The three had taken shelter in a madrassah ma·dras·sah also ma·dra·sa   or me·dre·se
n. Islam
A building or group of buildings used for teaching Islamic theology and religious law, typically including a mosque.
 near Chitradurga in central part of the state and procured arms from Bihar and sold them to various gangs.

They provided arms and ammunition to underworld, including Ravi Pujari Pujari is an Indian surname which means "priest". In Rajput society, Pujaris traditionally belonged to the priestly class in the Kshatriya community.

Pujari can refer to:
  • Linganna Pujari, an Indian politician
  • any Hindu temple priest

Bangalore City police Bangalore City Police (or BCP) is the premier enforcer of law and order in the city of Bangalore, India. The BCP works under the jurisdiction of the Karnataka State Police.  commissioner, Shankar Bidari then recommended to hand over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as city crime branch smelled the involvement of a large inter state network in arms racket. (ANI)

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Date:Oct 21, 2009
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