Mallepally police raid, 56 arrested
56 suspects were rounded up during a massive combing and search operation on Tuesday.
Hyderabad: 56 suspects were rounded up during a massive combing and search operation on Tuesday. Around 350 policemen conducted the door-to-door search operation in Mangod Basti , a notorious locality infamous for providing shelter to criminals.
“We conducted the surprise operation to round up criminals with the help of Google maps. The arrested, including women, are involved in various crimes of robberies, pick pocketing and Auto theft. Including Three criminals allegedly involved in two murder cases were also taken into custody” said a police officer.
Police personnel from various wings divided into 35 teams for the search party. They faced some resistance from locals, and women who threatened self-immolation. The women police broke into action to overpower them. Police seized cash, valuables, two-wheelers and pump motors.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (west zone) V. Satyanarayana told reporters that it is part of efforts to make Hyderabad a crime-free. "It was only to target criminals and send a message of security among people," he said.
22 Oct 2019 1:43 PM GMT