Busted A Antique Idol Selling Gang- 07 Arrested

Hyderabad, Oct 16 (Maxim News): On credible information the sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, North Zone Team acted as ‘decoy’ customers and nabbed (07) accused persons near Golnaka Market, where in the accused persons were trying to dispose of an antique idol and were going to strike a deal with a prospective client at Golnaka Vegetable market, near Kachiguda Railway station, Hyderabad, Acting on the tip-off, a team led by Inspector Sri. K. Nageswar Rao laid a trap and nabbed 07 accused persons after the idol was purportedly found in their possession. Seized one Idol of Lord Vishnumurthy, Rs.48,000/- & 07 cell phones from the possession of accused persons.

The accused persons were trying to dispose of an antique idol and were going to strike a deal with a prospective client at Golnaka Vegetable market, near Kachiguda Railway station, Hyderabad and the gang trying to cheat huge amount by deal with innocent customers as the Idols is a Antique and having spiritual powers. On a tip off , the Commissioner’s Task Force North Zone team apprehended above accused persons. Seized one antique Idol of Lord Vishnumurthy, net cash Rs. 48,000/- & 07 Cell phones from their possession. The Antique Lord Vishnumurthy Idol (Brass) is weighing about 10 KGs, Height about 30 Cm. “The idol will have to be presented before the Archaeology department for expert opinion for further investigation.

The accused persons along with seized material handed over to SHO, Kachigdua PS for further investigation.

The arrest was made under the supervision of C. Shashidhar Raju, Addl. Dy.Commissioner of Police, Commissioner’s Task Force, Hyderabad by K.Nageswar Rao, Inspector of Police, Commissioner’s Task Force, North Zone, and Sis K. Srikanth, B.Sravan Kumar, P.Chandrasekhar Reddy, K.S.Ravi and North Zone Task Force Team, Hyderabad. (Maxim News)

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