HYDERABAD: The Afzalganj Police cracked a theft case in a mere five hours after the victim reported the incident, ensuring the swift recovery of the stolen money. The victim, Singirikonda Vamsi Krishna, owner of Mamata Silk Center in Suryapet, had arrived in Hyderabad on August 10 with a substantial sum of Rs. 2.25 lakh. His purpose was to purchase sarees in Dharmavaram, Andhra Pradesh, from the MGBS bus station on August 12.
However, the situation took an unfortunate turn when Vamsi Krishna reached the Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS) at 5 am on August 12. He momentarily placed his bag on a restroom wall while he attended to personal matters. Upon his return, he was dismayed to discover his bag missing. Without delay, he filed a complaint with the Afzalganj Police, initiating a rapid response.
A dedicated team, led by Afzalganj DSI P. Ramkishan, swiftly swung into action. Analyzing the CCTV footage from the scene, the investigators identified a suspect, estimated to be between 50-55 years old, who had snatched the cash bag and boarded a bus. With this crucial lead in hand, the police delved deeper, tracing the suspect’s journey to Attapur.
Without wasting any time, the police team descended upon Attapur, conducting an exhaustive search that yielded success. The stolen bag, containing Rs. 2 lakh in cash, was triumphantly recovered from the accused. The police promptly returned the money to its rightful owner, Singirikonda Vamsi Krishna.
The arrested suspect is now under investigation, as law enforcement officials work to uncover the full extent of the incident and ensure that justice is served. This swift resolution stands as a testament to the diligent efforts of the Afzalganj Police in safeguarding the rights of the citizens they serve.