3 held for burglary in cloth store

HYDERABAD:  Three persons, who gained entry into a cloth store and stole Rs four lakh cash and a licenced revolver, were arrested by the Saifabad police on Tuesday. One of the arrested wa

Published: 04th January 2012 03:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:08 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD:  Three persons, who gained entry into a cloth store and stole Rs four lakh cash and a licenced revolver, were arrested by the Saifabad police on Tuesday. One of the arrested was a former employee of the store, police said.

The burglary took place in Big Bansal’s shop located in Basheerbagh on October 10 last year. The offenders took away Rs four lakh cash and a .32 licensed Revolver belonging to  Dinesh Kumar Bansal.

During investigation, police found that a few months before the burglary, the shop owner, Bansal reprimanded and sacked one of the employee, Santosh Naik, for stealing money from the shop.  Police recovered Rs 75, 000 cash and the .32 licensed revolver from them.

Meanwhile, the East Zone police arrested three persons for stealing Rs 10 lakh cash from V Muralidhar Rao, distributor of Hindustan Lever Limited in the city.

Muralidhar Rao was robbed off Rs 10 lakh cash when he was waiting in his car near Sanman hotel in Tarnaka.  An unidentified man threw chilli powder at Muralidhar Rao and snatched away his hand bag containing Rs 10 lakh cash.

During police investigation it was found that the driver Akhtar of Muralidhar Rao went on a week’s leave.

When grilled by the police Akhtar confessed to the police that he along with his associates, Imran Khan and Liyaqat Khan planned the robbery. Police recovered Rs 9.61 lakh cash from the trio and remanded them to judicial custody.

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