Mysuru, April 26:- Mysuru City Crime Branch (CCB) and Kuvempunagar Police have arrested a most wanted criminal who has five murder cases against him. He had gone underground after an arrest warrant was issued against him five years back.
The arrested criminal has been identified as Ateeq Mohammed Sharif alias Timber Ateeq, 39, of Erakatte beedhi, Lashkar Mohalla. He was nabbed on April 24. He is wanted in five murder cases in Mysuru and was on the run in the last five years. The court has sent him to judicial custody at Mysuru central jail.
The operation was guided by Commissioner of Police K T Balakrishna. DCP Muthuraj, CCB ACP Mariyappa. Kuvempunagar Inspector Raju, staffs Niranjan and Rajendra carried out the operation. (MR/SH)