Kolkata: The Rajarhat police station has nabbed three notorious criminals armed with sharp weapons and an iron rod from the Khamar area of Rajarhat. In another incident, they have arrested a person with six liters of codeine phosphate mixture from Indira Nagar.According to police, on Monday night they intercepted a no refusal taxi near Khamar area when the said taxi was proceeding towards Kharibari. When police ordered the driver to stop the vehicle, he allegedly increased the speed and tried to flee. Immediately, police chased the taxi and intercepted it within a while. Sensing danger, some of the occupants of the taxi fled from the spot. Police succeeded to nab three miscreants identified as Md Shoud alias Sonu, Md Samal alias Labbu and Amit Kumar Gupta. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeAfter securing their detention, police searched the taxi and found two sharp weapons and one iron rod. It is suspected that the miscreants might have had intention to rob someone in the area. On Tuesday, three accused persons were produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s (CJM) Court. Later, the magistrate remanded Shoud and Gupta to police custody for six days. Sources informed that the taxi is registered in the name of one Ajay Gupta. Sleuths suspect that miscreants borrowed the vehicle with intention to commit the crime. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedIn another incident, Rajarhat police station nabbed a notorious criminal identified as Md Sarfuddin alias Sarfu from Indira Nagar and seized six liters of codeine phosphate mixture, which is banned in India. Before 2016, codeine was used to produce cough syrup. Sources informed that Sarfuddin is a taxi driver by profession and used to deal with the banned drug. He is also a member of a criminal gang which was involved in several crimes in the area. He used to live in Narayanpur but for some reasons he left the area and started residing at Anandapur in Kolkata.