Two thieves arrested in separate cases
An RMP doctor, who found his earnings falling short to live a lavish life and resorted to thefts and chain snatchings to make an extra buck, was caught by the police here on Wednesday.
Ornaments worth Rs.11 lakh recovered
Warangal: An RMP doctor, who found his earnings falling short to live a lavish life and resorted to thefts and chain snatchings to make an extra buck, was caught by the police here on Wednesday.
The accused named R Raj Kumar alias Raju of Ramaraopalle of Ramagundam mandal in Karimnagar district was arrested by urban central crime station (CCS). In another development, Mattewada police nabbed an Intermediate student Pedduri Kiran Kumar from Kothawada locality in Warangal, who also chose larceny as a means to meet his ends. After producing the accused before the media at the district police headquarters in Hanamkonda on Wednesday, rural Superintendent of Police (SP) Ambar Kishor Jha informed that gold ornaments weighing 442 grams and silver ornaments weighing 100 grams were recovered from the accused. The value of the recovered property was said to be around Rs 11 lakh. Raj Kumar used to work as an RMP at his village. Making use of his profession as a cover he started committing housebreakings and chain snatchings after being inspired by his brothers Srinivas and Saraiah, who were habitual thieves and served jail terms.
Raj Kumar teamed up with Saraiah after his release from jail. They both committed 18 thefts including 10 chain snatchings in Warangal, Karimnagar and Adilabad districts. On a tip-off, CCS Inspector Adinarayana has arrested Raj Kumar when he reached Warangal bullion market to sell the stolen jewellery. Saraiah was absconding.
Similarly, Mattewada police caught Kiran Kumar who approached a gold loan company to pawn the stolen ornaments to get the money. The local Inspector SM Ali, who learnt about this, has detained the accused. During the interrogation, both the accused have confessed to their crimes, the SP added.
The SP appreciated the efforts of CCS and Mattewada Inspectors, Sub-Inspector Lakshmi Narayana, head constables T Veeraswamy and K Sivkumar, constables K Mahesh, V Jampaiah, K Ramakanth, K Ramesh and Balakrishna in nabbing the thieves.