Visakhapatnam

Trader, his two painter aides held, stolen booty recovered

DCP (Crime) A.R. Damodhar displaying the recovered valuables before the media, in Visakhapatnam.

DCP (Crime) A.R. Damodhar displaying the recovered valuables before the media, in Visakhapatnam.  

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‘The main accused committed crimes to clear his debt’

A habitual offender and his two aides were arrested on Monday, with the recovery of stolen jewellery and electronic goods worth ₹7.5 lakh. The accused have been were identified as Sakala Sreenu alias Nalla Sreenu (main accused), a resident of Maddilapalem; K. Suresh alias Suribabu, and Y. Ramababu, both natives of Rajamahendravaram.

Acting on a complaint lodged by Erramalli Sarvamangala (60), a resident of Seethammadhara, the police had launched as investigation . According to the police, the trio allegedly made good with 45 gram gold, 6 kg silver ornaments and electronic goods including a SLR camera, four television sets.

“Sreenu did garment business for some time. After losing money in the business, he resorted to robbery and was arrested earlier. After his release, he moved to Rajamahendravaram where he met Suresh and Ramababu, both painters. After losing money again in the business, he returned to the city in September and started committing robbery to clear his debts,” DCP (crimes) A.R. Damodar told the media.

Sreenu would send the stolen goods to Suresh and Ramababu for disposal. He was arrested at RTC Complex . Basing on his confession, the police went to Rajamahendravaram and arrested the painters.

Chaddi-Baniyan gang

Meanwhile, a police team went to Gujarat and recovered 170 gm gold allegedly stolen by Chaddi-Baniyan gang, the DCP said.

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