The Nedumbassery police on Thursday arrested one more person in connection with the abduction of a man who landed at Cochin International Airport and the robbing of gold in his possession earlier this month.
The arrested is Aashif, 46, of Thalassery. The police had already arrested five persons in this connection. The gang had allegedly entrusted the accused with the sale of gold. The police also recovered 860 grams of gold from him.
A team comprising Deputy Superintendent of Police P.K. Sivankutty, Inspectors Sony Mathai and V.S. Vipin, Sub Inspector P.P. Sunny, Assistant Sub Inspector M.S. Bijeesh, and senior civil police officers Yashanth and Sandeep Balan made the arrest.