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Crime In Hyderabad (8.8.2015)

Student held for laptop theft

(Siasat News): S R Nagar police on Friday arrested a B Tech graduate for his alleged involvement in theft of laptops from different private hostels.

The accused Udipita Das, was caught near Aditya Trade Centre, where he was trying to dispose off the stolen material. Cops also recovered 10 laptops worth Rs. 2 lakh from him.

It is further revealed that the accused was the native of Assam. He completed B Tech from a college in Bidar in Karnataka and later came to Hyderabad in search of job and started living in a hostel at S R Nagar in April 2014.

He is well informed about private hostels in S R Nagar, Bapu Nagar, Yellareddyguda and Ameerpet.

Panjagutta ACP M Venkateshwarulu informed about the modus operandi of the accused saying that he would enter the hostel as a newcomer and ‘check’ rooms. He would then flee with the laptops left behind by residents.

The accused was sent to judicial remand.

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