VIJAYAWADA: On Sunday sleuths conducted raids on a goldsmith’s house and arrested him for selling valuables without issuing bills to customers.
Police said, two others, Shaik Farook (19), and Patan Rizwan Khan (26) were also arrested along with the major accused Mohammad Shabbir (40) for working as his assistants.
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Based on a tip-off, the officials searched the individual gold ornaments manufacturing unit, which was running for two times on BRT Road in One town, and seized 1232 grams of gold. The assistants used to transport gold ornaments to their customers in Warangal.
Along with gold, police seized one motorcycle, 3 mobile phones and `4,030 from them. The seized gold is a valued at approximately `10 lakh in the market.