Hyderabad, October 19: According to reliable sources, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has submitted a report to Bhongir court following the direction of the High Court, along with a list of names of politicians and senior cops who had links with the slain gangster Nayeem.
The list includes the name of a senior TRS leader from Nalgonda, whose name was revealed by Gangasani Ravinder Reddy during police interrogation. Another witness Madhukar Reddy mentioned the name of another TRS leader Chintala Venkateswara Reddy.
Another witness Velagapudi Shivaram Prasa is said to have revealed the name of DSP Maddileti Srinivas Rao, while Yousuf Khan revealed the name of DSP Masthan Vali and Laxman Reddy disclosed the name of CI Venkat Reddy. Several OSDs names are also reportedly mentioned in the list. It was said that the list also contains the names of more than 30 political leaders, 15 police officials, several traders.
The SIT has registered 156 cases till date and arrested more than 100 accused. The Home department directed 13 police officials to surrender their service revolvers. The CPI leader Narayana resorted to the court seeking its intervention as police haven?t arrested noted persons who had links with Nayeem.