Adilabad: As many as 35 two-wheelers, six auto-rickshaws, a tractor and banned gutkha packets worth Rs 10,000 were seized during a cordon and search operation held at KRK Colony in Adilabad on Tuesday.
They were recovered when their owners failed to produce relevant documents. Two suspected persons from Maharashtra were also taken into custody.
A total of 340 policemen and 60 women police, led by Superintendent of Police Vishnu S Warrier, carried out the operation to keep a check on anti-social elements.
Warrier said the operation was held to protect law and order. He said people should verify details of tenants before renting their houses.
He asked citizens to report movement of suspicious persons through WhatsApp 83339 86898 and Dial 100 service. He said besides patrolling, special vigilance was carried out at night.
Adilabad DSP K Narasimha Reddy, Inspectors V Suresh, T Swami, A Pradeep Kumar, P Srinivas, and N Satyanaryana, and many sub-inspectors took part in the operation.