HYDERABAD: Police detained 28 suspects, including two notorious offenders, for interrogation during the cordon and search operation conducted at Anjaiahnagar in Alwal police limits in the wee hours of Sunday.
Police seized 51 two-wheelers, five autorickshaws without valid documents and 20 domestic gas cylinders without proper documents.
Two offenders, who were long absconding avoiding warrants - Nanak Singh and Bobbili Kiran - were picked up during the search and cordon. The cordon and search team comprised of 350 police personnel led by Malakajgiri deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Rama Rajeswari.
“During the search, residents were requested to identify the vehicles parked in front of or inside their house such as cars, autorickshaws, motorcycles and checked them with the documents produced by the claimant. In cases where the claimant failed to provide proper documents, it was deemed to be stolen or in unauthorized possession. Such vehicles were seized through proper procedure and taken to Alwal police station for further enquiry,” said Rama Rajeswari.
Police had identified the houses of suspects, prior to the operation and search was made to find out any belongings appearing disproportionate to their living standards, stolen property (gold or silver ornaments, motorcycles, autos etc.), mortgage slips of gold, which appears unusual to their living standard etc.
Police also searched for weapons (fire arms, explosives etc), house breaking implements like rods, keys and gas cutter equipment.
As per information, Bangladesh nationals were believed to be residing in rented houses. Teams made efforts to check their houses to ascertain if they have local residential proofs and whether they had themselves with the local police.