Staff Reporter

KARIMNAGAR: The police here arrested three saree thieves and seized stolen sarees worth Rs. 53,700 and a Qualis vehicle from their possession on Tuesday. Deputy Superintendent of Police Srinivas Rao said that they had arrested gang members Akula Rajeshwari (59), B. Kanakadurga (50) and Macherla Alima (49) and the vehicle driver Rajashekhar Reddy all hailing from Guntur district. Later, the stolen sarees are transported to Vijayawada and the other members of the gang sell them in the open market. This gang had committed offences in various parts of the State including Warangal, Nizamabad and Karimnagar districts. The gang was nabbed when they committed similar offence at a shop in the town.