A 30-year-old man wanted on multiple counts of murder,attempt to murder,molestation and assault by Govandi police was arrested in Pant Nagar,Ghatkopar,on Monday for allegedly possessing an illegal country-made revolver and two live rounds.
The ammunition has been seized from Mohammad Rais Shehzade Ansari,police said. Ansari has two counts each of murder and attempt to murder,four counts of causing grievous hurt using weapons,two counts of extortion and one count of molestation among others registered against him. Police said he was unemployed and lived in Shivaji Nagar. He was booked under the Arms Act and remanded in police custody.
Three months ago,he assaulted a few people with a sword after an argument and was absconding. He told us that he fled to Karnataka and purchased the revolver for personal safety. A probe is on, said assistant inspector Uttam Rikame of Pant Nagar police station.