Hyderabad: A close associate of notorious house burglar Mantri Shankar was apprehended along with another man by South Zone Task Force police. The burglar was involved in 11 house breakings along with Shankar.
“The accused have been identified as Shaik Obaid, 30, an auto driver presently residing at Ashur Khana of Kalapathar and Jaffar Khan alias Abbu, a 27-year-old from Falaknuma,” the police said.
The sleuths of Commissioner’s task force, South Zone team, apprehended the duo wanted in 11 house breaking offences in Hyderabad and Rachakonda Commissionerates and recovered gold ornaments weighing around 10 grams, silver ornaments weighing around 100 grams, Rs 29,000 and two daggers from them. After Mantri Shanker’s arrest, Obaid was absconding. As Obaid was running out of money, he planned to commit a robbery along with Jaffar Khan and procured two daggers. While they were moving suspiciously in Saidabad area, task force team nabbed them and handed them over to Saidabad police.