Kasargod, Kerala, UNI | 15 days ago

Karnataka police recovered bodies of two youths, who were allegedly killed by three-member quotation gang at the behest of gold smugglers, at Maruthadakkam Shankarankadu in northern most district of Kasargod in Kerala today.

Police said sleuths probing the murder of-- Hafim (25) and Nafeer (24) found their bodies after the gang identified the spot where they were buried.

A team of doctors, who accompanied the police team from Karnataka, conducted post-mortem on the spot, they said adding the bodies were later handed over to the relatives.

The police had yesterday arrested the gang-members Munafath Munafar Sanaf (25), Mohammed Irshad (24) and Mohammemd Rizwan (24).

According to investigators, Hafim and Nazer were handed over 3 kg of gold by smugglers at Dubai in November 2013 to hand it over it to a person at a stipulated places. The duo instead sold it at Kasargod, they said.

Admiitting the crime, the accused had told that police that the murder was committed in a rented premises in Mangalore on July 1, police added.

(Posted on 07-07-2014)