Hyderabad: Superintendent Of Police (SP) Rama Rajeshwari, Monday, gave a detailed account of how police gunned down dreaded gangster Nayeemuddin in Shadnagar town of Telangana's Mahabubnagar district.
Briefing the press, Rajeshwari said, based on an input, local police was contacted and a team was sent to ascertain the information on Naeem.
When the information was verified, a police team was sent to arrest them. However, when the officials reached there, the driver who was driving Nayeemuddin's Endeavour car opened fire on the cops and ran away, the SP said.
The person who was sitting in the car also started firing at the police team, following which the cops retaliated and the gangster was killed.
Nayeemuddin was earlier a member of a Maoist squad and was wanted in several cases including gunning down of an IPS officer in 1993.
Nayeemuddin was allegedly involved in many cases including gunning down of IPS officer K S Vyas at L B stadium in the city in 1993.