Two gangs of burglars were busted, their members arrested, and stolen property worth over Rs.2 lakh recovered by the II Town Police on Friday.

In the first case, a three-member gang comprising I. Srinu, A. Ramu and KJ Swaroop of Allipuram area was involved in six house break-in incidents under II Town Police Station limits in the city. The trio was arrested by Crime Wing police on a tip-off. The police recovered gold and silver ornaments and a laptop, all worth about Rs.2 lakh, from the gang, according to the Additional DCP (Crime) S Varada Raju.

In another case, a five-member gang – P. Gopi, N. Murugan, C. Gowraiah, G. Srinu and P. Nagaraju – involved in breaking of shutters and looting the valuables from shops was busted.

The police recovered Rs.2,000 in cash and some articles from the gang.

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