SIT begins probe: IG Nagi Reddy

Nagi Reddy, Inspector General Police, North Zone, is heading the SIT, which comprises officers from various districts, constituted by the Director General of Police Anurag Sharma.   - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) on Wednesday commenced its investigation into several cases filed against Maoist renegade-turned-gangster Mohammed Nayeemuddin alias Nayeem. Nagi Reddy, Inspector General Police, North Zone, is heading the SIT, which comprises officers from various districts, constituted by the Director General of Police Anurag Sharma.

SIT has started probe from where the seized material has originated, especially land documents, arms and ammunition and explosives, according to a release from the office of Telangana DGP.
Nagi Reddy led the search operation at Nayeem’s houses in Narsingi and Neknampur in Rajendranagar mandal. AK-47, previous diamonds, jewellery and numerous land documents were found in the search.

SIT has started probe from where the seized material has originated, especially land documents, arms and ammunition and explosives, according to a release from the office of Telangana DGP. Nagi Reddy led the search operation at Nayeem’s houses in Narsingi and Neknampur in Rajendranagar mandal. AK-47, previous diamonds, jewellery and numerous land documents were found in the search.

The SIT has been constituted to probe into numerous cases against slain Nayeem and investigate various criminal activities conducted by him and his associates in Telangana.

In addition to an Additional SP and two DSPs, SIT comprises eight senior officials. The SIT consists of B Srinivasa Reddy, Addl. DCP, Crimes, Cyberabad; Sridhar, Inspector of Police, Begumbazar, Hyderabad city; S Sudhakar, Inspector of Police, Tr PS, Uppal; Shakir Hussain, Inspector of Police, Wanaparthy Circle; Rajashekar Raju, Inspector of Police, Korutla Circle, Karimnagar; Samala Venkatesh, Inspector of Police, CCS, Sangareddy; P Madhusudhan Reddy, Inspector of Police, Kodad Circle; and and Seetharam, Inspector of Police, Armoor Circle.

The Special Investigation Team is investigating the 45-year-old Nayeemuddin, wanted in a string of cases including the murder of an IPS officer in 1993, was killed in an alleged exchange of fire with police in Shadnagar town of Mahabubnagar district on Monday.

The incident had occurred when police teams, tracking a case of attempted extortion registered in Nizamabad district, came under fire from a suspiciously moving SUV near Millennium Colony on the outskirts of Shadnaga.

Police started search operations from Tuesday conducted searches at different places in Nalgonda district Nayeemuddin is a native of this district and arrested nine persons, including four of his family members, on the charge of land-grabbing and extortion.

Police on Wednesday evening searched the house of Nayeem’s driver Sridhar Goud. ACP Gangi Reddy said that as per court’s order, the police department is continuing search operations at several places where Nayeem’s relatives and associates have houses. It’s learnt that important documents and cash found at Khayyum’s house. Police officials said search is on for Naresh Sudhakar, who’re missing since the day of encounter.

Police on Wednesday evening searched the house of Nayeem’s driver Sridhar Goud. ACP Gangi Reddy said that as per court’s order, the police department is continuing search operations at several places where Nayeem’s relatives and associates have houses. It’s learnt that important documents and cash found at Khayyum’s house. Police officials said search is on for Naresh Sudhakar, who’re missing since the day of encounter. Earlier in the day, police searched houses located in Vanasthalipuram, Alkapuri and other parts of the city in addition to Mahabubnagar and Nalgonda districts.

With inputs from PTI


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