Hyderabad: Police bust notorious gang; seize ganja, gold and bikes

By | April 24, 2019

The group was accused of transporting ganja and other crimes. The police confiscated contraband, gold and bikes from the accused. The police seized gold worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 6 kilograms of ganja and 2 bikes.

Hyderabad criminal gang busted

The police grew suspicious of the four accused while conducting the checking (Representative Image).  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images

Hyderabad: A group of people with a history of crimes under their name were arrested by the Vijaywada police. The group was accused of transporting ganja and other crimes. The police confiscated contraband, gold and bikes from the accused. 

The arrest of the four accused was made by the Vijaywada police. The police seized gold worth Rs 1.74 lakh, 6 kilograms of ganja and 2 bikes. The police made the arrest after receiving a tip-off. DCP B Rajakumari stated that the vehicle checking was conducted jointly by the CCS police and the Kankipadu police. The checking took place in the Punadipadu village. 

The police grew suspicious of the four accused while conducting the checking. Investigation revealed that the accused had cases registered under their name. The accused were allegedly a part of a gang and have three other associates. 

The accused were identified as Tummala Manoj Kumar, Govinda Rajulu, Tummala Vigneswara Rao, Tummala Rajesh. The accused were allegedly involved in buying and selling ganja. 

According to the Deccan Chronicle’s report, the arrested were involved in chain snatching cases in Vijaywada, Kankipadu, Sattpalli in Telangana. The accused allegedly stole bikes in Nuzvid and Krishna district. Three associates of the accused have not been arrested yet. 

Another drug cartel was busted in the national capital earlier this month. The police seized heroine worth Rs 200 crore. The police confiscated 50 kilograms of contraband. The accused were allegedly smuggling the contraband from Myanmar through the Manipur border. The accused were booked under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS).