HYDERABAD: Police arrested two members of a gang from Uttar Pradesh that wishes ‘Good morning’, shows a slip on the pretext of asking an address and robs the public at gunpoint.
Police recovered two dummy pistols, a scooter and a gold chain from the accused, who were involved in 21 such offences in the last three months in Hyderabad, Pune and New Delhi.
On February 12, a 59-year-old P Venkata Ratnam was walking home after visiting a temple in the Minister’s road when two unidentified persons who were standing with a two wheeler intercepted him. The duo went near him carrying a piece of paper on the pretext of asking an address and snatched a three-tola gold chain by pointing a gun at him.
Based on his complaint, Ramgopalpet police booked a case and with the help of Central Crime Station police, probed and identified the suspects as Babbu Malik (28) and Imran Malik (32) of UP. The police team that visited UP, found that the duo used to commit cheating offences. On the pretext of selling electronic items, they replacing them with fake items.
After they were arrested by local police, they extended their operations to Hyderabad, Benguluru and New Delhi.The duo were recently arrested by Gurugram police and they have been brought on production on transit warrant. They have been produced in local court on Tuesday.