HYDERABAD: Police have rescued a 5-year-old boy who was begging at a traffic signal and handed him over to his grandfather. The incident took place in Gopalapuram police limits. According to police, a passerby noticed a the boy along with another person begging at a signal in Gopalapuram. Immediately, the passerby dialled 100 and informed the matter to he control room.
Control room staff who received information alerted the Gopalapuram police in connection with the incident. “We have rescued the boy who was begging at signals and handed him over to his grandfather Narsaiah. As boy’s father is dead, he and his mother live with his mother’s parents. When the mother left for work, the boy begged at a parking place near his residence,” Gopalapuram police said.
Two die in different road mishaps
A young girl from Ramanthapur was killed and her four friends suffered injuries when the car they were travelling in overturned due to high speed at Kothaguda on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Roja (21). The injured are Swathi, Bala Kishore, Srikanth and Joel. In another fatal road accident, a 57-year-old headmaster from Pedda Mandava village in Khammam died when a speeding car mowed him down opposite to Ragannguda electricity sub-station, according to Adibatla police
Unidentified man rapes minor, absconding
A 13-year-old girl from Raidurgam village was allegedly raped after she was forced to drink cold drink. Police said that the accused was allegedly brought to the girl’s place by a woman who lived in the neighbourhood. A case has been booked against Alavelu and the stranger under POCSO Act.
Cop refuses to marry betrothed girl, booked
Warangal police registered a cheating case against a constable working in the city for duping a woman by promising to marry her and later going back on his word. Vamsi Krishna, a constable at Habeebnagar police station, has been engaged to a woman of Warangal. However, just days before the marriage, the constable refused to marry the woman stating that he was not interested. Helpless, the woman’s parents lodged a complaint of cheating against Krishna.
13 held for selling IPL tickets in black
Rachakonda Special Operations Team on Sunday held 13 persons for selling black tickets of IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Lions. Cops seized 52 tickets and `32,000 cash from the accused. On Sunday, during the match, the teams conducted decoy operations at the Uppal stadium and took 13 persons into custody for selling tickets in black at higher prices. “The accused had bought tickets prior to the match and were selling them for higher rates. All of them have been handed over to the Uppal police,” said SOT incharge Narsing Rao.