11 aides of Chota Shakeel nabbed in Karnataka
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 10:33
  
Mangalore: Eleven aides of underworld criminal Chota Shakeel gang, including sharp shooter Ganesh Shetty, have been arrested in Karnataka, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Eight persons were arrested here and based on information provided by them, the others, including Shetty, were rounded up in Chikmagalur following a raid recently, Superintendent of Police Dakshina Kannada Subramanyeshwara Rao told.

The three had come to Chikamagalur to collect weapons for their operations in Mangalore, he said.

Another sharp shooter, Harish Shetty, however escaped, Rao said.

They were planning to strike in Mangalore and identified four members of rival Chota Rajan gang whom they wanted to eliminate, he said.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 10:33


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