Notorious inter-State burglar held in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad: The Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar police nabbed a notorious inter-State burglar and recovered 18 tolas of gold from him here on Saturday.

The arrested person was identified as Bharat Kumar Sharma, 30, a native of Nanded in Maharashtra. According to the SR Nagar police, Sharma was involved in 40 cases so far, including some booked at Latur in Maharashtra. “He started his criminal activities since 2006 and is involved in more than 40 cases of house burglaries till now under Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Nizamabad police commissionerates and Latur as well,” police said.

Sharma was earlier detained under the PD Act by the Charminar police and jailed twice for his criminal activities, police said. He was produced before court which further remanded him in judicial custody.