Nigerian held for selling drugs in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Gandhinagar police on Thursday arrested a Nigerian national, Agodike Nnaemeka alias Michal Ebere, when he was allegedly selling MDMA to a customer on Lower Tank Bund road. Gandhinagar inspector N. Mohan Rao said that the police formed a team dressed in civil clothes, hired a private vehicle, went to the spot and arrested the accused. Police seized 11 grams of MDMA (Methylâ€‹enedioxyâ€‹methamphetamine) worth Rs 77,000. Police said Ebere was based in Bengaluru and had been arrested earlier by the Golconda and Narayanguda police for drug peddling.
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-Madhapur police arrested three members of a gang — Nallaka Nagesjwar Rao, Pamulapati Ravichand and Nagalla Venkanna from Andhra Pradesh — for organising betting on the ongoing IPL matches and seized Rs 2.6 lakh cash from them on Thursday. They were operating out of a hotel. They were working for another key organiser, Bose alias Subhash Chandra Bose, the police said.
-Madhapur police arrested a nine-member gang for robbing passengers in RTC buses and recovered stolen property from them, said Madhapur DCP K. Shilpavalli. Police found that three of the accused, Londe Nagesh, Hatagade Dharmender and Kamble Laxman, had a criminal history. The gang would identify their target bus stops and board the bus along with them. They would divert the target’s attention and loot valuables and deboard immediately.
-A 58-year-old man, Sumadarala Jagan, died by suicide after his landlord accused him of stealing iron scrap from his house in Dattanagar and threatened to lodge a police complaint, Narayanguda police said.
“Jagan panicked and ended his life,” police claimed, adding alleging that he had stolen scrap from houseowner K. Rajshekar’s house, sold it and consumed liquor with the money.
Police said Jagan had asked his wife S. Harika to persuade Rajshekar not to lodge a complaint against him. Harika spoke to Rajshekar’s sister Malleshwari and also requested Rajshaker to excuse her husband, police said.
-Six-year-old Ahmed Khan died after a car hit the two-wheeler bike on which he was travelling with his parents Afroz Khan and Noorjahan at about 2.30 am on Falaknuma road on Thursday. The family was returning home at Noor Colony from a wedding reception.
In a separate accident, 52-year-old QQSUDA housekeeping staffer J. Susheela died on the spot after being hit by an autorickshaw at Putlibowli on Wednesday night while she was crossing the road. Susheela was heading home in Viratnagar, Shaikpet, after completing her duty.
In Narsingi, Maladri S., a 35-year-old florist, was hit by a vehicle while crossing a road at about 8 pm on Wednesday. She was going home to Bandlaguda when the accident occurred. Locals rushed her to a private hospital where the doctors declared her dead.
On Champapet road, Islavat Maina, 28, a private employee who was hit by a container lorry and succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital. According to Kanchanbagh police, the incident occurred at 10 pm on Thursday when she was going to meet her sister.
-A city court granted bail to Renuka Rathod, a Gurukul teacher and two others who were accused in the TSPSC question papers leakage scam. She was one of the key persons in the scam and was in March.
The court directed her to submit two sureties of Rs 50,000 each and surrender her passport and appear before the special investigating team (SIT probing the case every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The two others who secured bail were D. Ramesh Kumar and T. Rajender.
Renuka Rathod’s husband Dhakya Naik, who is also accused in the case, and the the kingpins P. Praveen Kumar and A. Rajashekar are still in judicial remand.