Police arrest Muslim armed gang in Ampaa’rai
[TamilNet, Monday, 29 December 2008, 17:25 GMT]
Kalmunai police arrested a Muslim armed gang of robbers Sunday night on information given by the public. The arrested gang was allegedly involved in the several robberies and killings in Chaainthamaruthu area in Ampaa’rai district, Kalmunai police said.
The leader of the gang, Ribas Abdul Majeed, had a repeater gun when the Police apprehended him, the police said.
The other members of the gang arrested were Mohamed Riyas, 17, from Munthaiyadi Aliyaar Veethi in Chaainthamaruthu, Adampasi Mohamed Risvan, 17, of Ward 12, Chaainthamaruthu, Saleemkan Mohamed, 17, and Abdul Majeed Riyas, 26, residents of Ward 10, Chaainthamaruthu.