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Policeman held for alleged theft attempt, house trespass

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A sub-inspector of police working with the Central Crime Station in the city was arrested for alleged theft attempt in Almasguda here, police said.

According to Meerpet police station inspector N Ch Rangaswamy, the accused-- J Mahender Reddy-- was arrested yesterday and later released on bail granted by a local

Rangaswamy said that M Shiva Prasad, who returned from vacation found that someone was inside his house. He also noticed that the grill of a window had been removed.

"After entering the house, Prasad found that someone was inside the bathroom. He immediately called the police, who reached the spot and nabbed the intruder," Rangaswamy told PTI.

After questioning, the accused was identified as sub-inspector working with CCS in Since he could not give convincing answers as to why he entered into the house, he was arrested, the officer said.

Reddy was attached to a Special Investigation Team that is probing the encounter, in which terror suspect Viqaruddin was killed.

Reddy has been booked under charges of house trespass and attem pt to commit theft, police said.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 18:32 IST