Cops recovered two pistols, 14 live cartridges, two cell phones and fake driving licences from their possession. The licence of Osama was in the name of one Manoj Tiwari while that of Wasi in the name of Pawan Singh, though pictures used on them were of these two.
During interrogation Osama told the cops that he had recently done recce of a rich builder in Bengaluru after getting contract to kill him, but the plan could not materialise as the builder left the country for a few days. Osama is named in six cases of loot and attempt to murder in different police stations of Gorakhpur.
In the past, Osama had a gang with three other members - Mehtab, Sultan Ahmad, Jeeshan Ahmad - but all three are presently in jail. Cops are further questioning the arrested to know if they had more such plans. Case against Osama has been lodged at Gazipur police station while against Wasi at Kotwali in Gorakhpur district.