Hyderabad: On Saturday, the Rachakonda police arrested five members gang from Uttar Pradesh, allegedly involved in several robbery cases in private buses. Police seized 19 tolas of gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 10 lakh.
Police said Rajendra Singh, Mintu Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Rakesh and Mohd Azar of Chuchela Kalan village in UP committed robbery in private luxury in the night by using instruments and specially designed keys.
The five members of a gang used to commonly come to Hyderabad and board buses bound for Chennai and Bangalore by booking tickets using fake phone numbers.
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Then, at night, when passengers used to take their bags, open locks using keys and steal valuables. Later, they used to save them back.
After committing the robbery, the accused used to get down from the bus midway under some pretext in the night.