Hyderabad: Two burglars were arrested by North zone task force team, which also recovered gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 15 lakh on Wednesday.
The accused, Kale Mahesh and Ramaswami Srisailam Goud, have earlier served jail terms under Preventive Detention Act.
According to the police, Kale Mahesh is a habitual burglar with a criminal record that dates back to 008. He was lodged in prison under the PD Act from 2016-17. On coming out, he burgled houses in Alwal, Meerpet and Jeedimetla. Alwal PS He was arrested and sent to judicial custody. After his releases in December, he committed two burglaries under Alwal and Trimulgherry police station limits. Working on a tip-off near Pot Market, Secund-erabad, the Comm-issioner’s Task Force, North Zone team laid a trap and apprehended Kale Mahesh and his associate Ramaswamy Srisailam Goud.
They recovered Gold ornaments weighing 367 grams and silver ornaments weighing 1100 grams worth around `15 lakh from their possession....