Siddipet: Using CCTV footage, Siddipet police traced a handbag that had a gold chain worth Rs five lakh within an hour of a woman lodging a complaint.
One Town Inspector Srinivas said Bolagam Navaneetha, a resident of MPDO Junction area in Sididpet town, visited a couple of shops for shopping on Saturday evening. When she reached home in the night, she found that she had lost her handbag that had a 10 tola necklace. Navaneetha immediately called up police emergency number 100 and lodged a complaint. Since the incident was reported under one town Police Station area, Inspector Srinivas and his team swung into action. After talking to the woman, police found she had visited twos shops in the evening, and found the bag in one of the shops. Though the shop had downed shutters, they made the owner open and found the bag.
Navaneetha and her family members thanked the police for the swift response. Commissioner of Police D Joel Davis said it was proved again that CCTVs can come in handy in such situations. He also announced that the police personnel who responded quickly would be rewarded.
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