Hyderabad: With a view to taking revenge, a distressed woman along with her family allegedly burgled her in-laws’ house in Bowenpally on Monday last week.
Her satisfaction did not last long as the police arrested all four of them within a week.
The accused were identified as T. Supriya, her parents K. Srinivas and Sunitha and brother K. Sathvik. Supriya had married Dhanraj four months ago but marital disputes sprang up between them quickly.
The complainant, Ms Thaduri Sarala, 48, told the police that on October 21 she went out shopping at about 3 pm. When she returned at around 6.15 pm, she found the doors open. On checking the house, she found that gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 18 lakh were missing.
The Bowenpally police analysed CCTV footage in the surrounding areas and identified the suspects as the complainant’s relatives. The investigation team took the suspects into custody and questioned them. Supriya, the main accused, confessed that she used duplicate keys to enter the house and decamped with the booty in the car.
She told the police that she had a marital dispute with her in-laws and wanted to take revenge. She discussed the plan with her family and all of them supported and joined her.
Supriya said she knew that her mother-in-law keeps a large amount of money in the house as she runs a money-lending business.Police is suspecting that a dowry demand might have led to the robbery. Supriya left for her maternal home on Friday....