Hyderabad: City police on Tuesday busted a burglary gang of 12 persons and recovered Rs 2 crore worth property. Women members of the burglars’ families are amongst those arrested for helping to convert the booty into immovable property.
34 burglaries on, gang lands in police net
Their modus operandi involved breaking the locks of the house and gaining entry from rear doors and windows. Ironically, their family members helped in concealing property, as legitimate and later they dispose. Through the ill-gotten money the gang members bought flats in Safilguda, Malkajgiri and other places. After their arrests, the accused confessed to have committed 34 house burglaries reported in the limits of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda Commissionerate from 2015, accounting to loss of property worth Rs 2 lakh.
Those who were arrested include receivers of jewellery, friends and family members who provided shelter, besides the family members including females who collaborated with Saddam and Potharaju in disposing of the booty. The property which was recovered by police include 5 kg gold ornaments, 12.5 kg silver articles, Rs 7.16 lakh cash and other items, besides seizing of flats they bought.