Ratlam (MP), June 23: The Madhya Pradesh Police have arrested slain Gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother in the charge of usurping land. Reportedly, Riyazuddin along with five others were arrested with arms, including rifles and cartridges.
Police said that they all were arrested for allegedly trying to grab land by forging papers at a village in Ratlam district.
A complaint was filed by one Barkat Bhai and his sisters to Ratlam Superintendent of Police Avinash Sharma following which a team under Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Neha Bharti was constituted and dispatched to Dharad village where the accused allegedly tried to grab the land, they said.
Riyazuddin along with his armed associates reached the village yesterday to grab the land on the basis of fake will. But police foiled the move and arrested them, City Superintendent of Police P S Ranawat said.
Three rifles, a pistol, 41 cartridges, a tractor and a jeep were seized from their possession, he said.
A case under relevant IPC sections and Arms Act has been registered against them and further probe into the matter is on, the SP added.
(with inputs from PTI)