The SIT officials found two AK-47 rifles at a house belonging to gangster Nayeem in Shadnagar. They found that Nayeem procured AK-47 rifles from Gujarat-based gangster Sohrabuddin. Sohrabuddin was killed in an encounter by Gujarat police at Sangli in Maharashtra on November 23, 2005. The police in Gujarat found 40 AK-47 rifles from the house of Sohrabuddin. The SIT suspecting that Sohrabuddin gave two AK-47 rifles to Nayeem. The police arrested a woman in Hyderabad, who was involved in smuggling AK-47 rifles.