Hyderabad: The sleuths of Santoshnagar Police under South Zone arrested four notorious kidnappers’ gang on Wednesday. They were identified as Mahboob Khan, Reshma Sultana, Kamala alias Parveen and Darshanam Mallaiah Yadav. However, two other kidnappers Sajeed and Shafi are absconding.
According to the police, the accused formed a gang and kidnapped the boys who were found lonely on the road by offering chocolates, biscuits. They used to take the boys in autos to Nizamabad and Karimnagar districts and keep them in their custody for some time and then used to sell children for Rs 35,000 to Rs 60,000 in Nizamabad and Karimnagar districts.
The special police team consisting of Inspector, Mr B. Sudershan Reddy, the Additional Inspectors, Mr T. Sukhdev Singh, Mr N. Yadaiah, and the SI, Mr S. Raghavendra of Madannapet PS and crime staff under the supervision of Mr Md. Ismail, ACP, Santoshnagar Division, ably extracted clues of the kidnappers gang and apprehended them and subsequently succeeded by arresting the kidnappers gang and released nine children from their clutches.
Police said that Darshanam Mallaiah Yadav, 60, of Manala village, Kammarpally mandal, Nizamabad district used to purchase the kidnapped boys at Rudrangi of Vemulawada in Karimnagar district for Rs 35,000 to Rs 60,000 and sell the boys for Rs 50,000 to Rs 1,00,000 in Karimnagar and Nizamabad districts.
Police said that Sajeed, 35, of Chanchalguda, Dabeerpura and Shafi, 32, of Bhanunagar, Madannapet are absconding.
Police said that on March 4, they received a complaint from one Rehana Begum of Santoshnagar that her son Mohd. Shareef, aged 4 ½ years, was found missing from her house. The police registered a case in Cr. No. 41/2011 U/H Boy Missing and took up investigation.
Police said that the accused along with Syed Sajeeth and Syed Shafi formed themselves into a gang and planned to kidnap minor boys to sell them. Reshma Sultana, Kamala alias Parveen along with Sajeed and Shafi used to move in the areas of old city and spot the boys who were found lonely on the road /street and taking the opportunity they used to kidnap them by offering chocolates and biscuits. The main accused Mahboob Khan, Shafi and Sajeed used to take the boys in the Auto of Sajeed to Rudrangi village. The police have traced nine boys. (NSS)