Technology and coordination with counterparts in other States helped a special team of the Chennai City police crack a burglary case in Nanganallur within 24 hours and nab 10 suspects belonging to a gang from Rajasthan.
According to police, 120 sovereigns of gold jewellery stolen from the house of Ramesh, in SBI Colony Extension in Nanganallur on Friday evening. Mr. Ramesh and his wife Komalavalli had gone out when the burglars struck.
Based on their complaint, a case was registered and a special team was constituted by Prem Anand Sinha, Additional Commissioner, South. It started checking CCTV footage from the locality and identified the suspects.“We collected many telephone dumps from the locality and found a few suspicious persons and started tracking them. They were found moving towards Ajmer,” said Mr. Sinha.
The team found that the suspects were travelling by train No. 12969 to Jaipur. The police tipped off their counterparts in Ujjain.
“The help of the Railway Protection Force was taken and the gang was intercepted at Nagda station after Ujjain,” said the police officer.
A special team from Chennai flew to Jaipur to bring the accused to Chennai. Three of the accused were identified as Kailashpati, Babloo and Saawariya.
“They have some cases against them in Chennai. The gang roams around the locality and targets locked houses. After committing the crime, they leave the city. However, we will be able to ascertain the details only after interrogation,” said the senior police officer. The gang boarded the train to Jaipur after the burglary. “They come well planned. We were able to crack the case with the help of technology and coordination with our counterparts,” the officer said.