Suneer is believed to have masterminded the robberies and also sold off many of the stolen goods.
The City police on Monday arrested a five-member notorious robbery gang that is suspected to have broken into the several houses in various districts.
MastermindThe suspected gang leader, Nazarudeen, has been involved in around 50 theft cases that were registered in the Poonthura, Fort, Vizhinjam and Valiyathura police stations.
Their modus operandi involved using rented cars for decamping with the stolen goods.
Those arrested were identified as Nazarudeen alias Azhar, 31, of Beemappally; Suneer, 33, of Azhikode in Nedumangad; Renjith alias Chakku, 22, of Kazhakuttam; Abdul Khader alias Tube Khader of Beemappally; and Siraj, 22, of Milk Colony in Beemappally.
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