A notorious pickpocket was nabbed by the police on Thursday and gold worth Rs 3.5 lakh was recovered from him.
The police informed that the accused, B Bhaskar is a native of Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh and made regular visits to Hyderabad.
He along with his associates is known to target crowded RTC buses where they flicked cash, ornaments, and other valuables. The gang targeted at least 10 buses at a time and shared the loot among themselves, later returning to their native places. While the gang members are absconding, the police have launched a team to nab them.