COLOMBO (Information 1st): Infamous underworld gangster Mohamed Najim Mohamed Imran alias ‘Kanjipani’ Imran sneaked into Rameswaram days after his launch on bail by a court docket in Sri Lanka in line with police sources, reported The Hindu.
The Tamil Nadu intelligence has sounded an alert to senior law enforcement officials throughout the State to mount vigil alongside the coastal districts and search for him and his affiliate who landed alongside the Ramanathapuram district coast on December 25, 2022.
Imran, needed by the Sri Lankan authorities for numerous offences, together with murders and prison intimidation, was arrested in Dubai in 2019 and deported to the Island Nation. He was in judicial custody until an area court docket granted him bail on fee of two sureties, every 5 million native currencies.
The State intelligence had a particular enter from central intelligence businesses and dependable sources that Imran was planning to enter India after his launch on bail. The knowledge was that he left the court docket in disguise and moved to Thalaimannar from the place his associates had been making preparations for his infiltration into India, the sources stated.
Imran is a drug kingpin with robust connections with heroin and cocaine suppliers primarily based out of Afghanistan and Pakistan. He’s dealing with a number of instances in Sri Lanka. On info that Imran would attend a birthday perform in Dubai, a particular group arrested him there in 2019. His gang is actively concerned in massive time smuggling of medication throughout maritime boundary traces,” a senior police officer informed The Hindu on Saturday.
Although there isn’t any formal communication from Sri Lanka on Imran escaping to India, intelligence businesses acquired credible enter on his motion and issued the alert, the officer who didn’t need to be quoted stated.
The entry of Imran into Tamil Nadu good points significance within the backdrop of the Nationwide Investigation Company exposing a world drug cartel involving Sri Lankan nationals working from the Particular Camp in Tiruchi that homes overseas nationals dealing with prison prices.
Commissioners/Superintendents of Police, significantly within the coastal districts, have been alerted to reinforce surveillance at susceptible areas and activate their intelligence equipment to hint the suspect.
Police sources stated that the NIA was additionally monitoring the motion and actions of Imran and his associates as investigators believed that he had shut hyperlinks with Haji Salim of Pakistan and Gunasekaran alias Gun, the prime suspect within the Vizhinjam medication and arms trafficking case, the place coastal safety businesses seized 301 kg heroin, 5 AK 47 rifles and 1000 9-mm ammunition from six Sri Lankan nationals, who had been discovered on vessel ‘Ravihansi’ off Vizhinjam on March 25, 2021.
Supply: The Hindu
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