Former Corporator Abdul Rakeeb Zakir arrested in Bengaluru riots case

In connection with the Bengaluru riots case former corporator of Pulakeshinagar, Abdul Rakeeb Zakir has been arrested by Central Crime Branch. The Central Crime Branch had earlier arrested former Mayor Sampath Raj in the same cases. Joint Commissioner of Police, Sandeep Patil has confirmed Zakir’s arrest.

Zakir and Sampath were hiding at a farmhouse near Nagarhole. Following the arrest of their aide Riyazuddin, Zakir changed his hideout. Riyazuddin had helped the duo escape and also arranged for their accommodation.

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