Two persons of an attention diversion gang were arrested by the Osmania University police on Saturday at Tarnaka. They to escape from police dragnet during vehicle checking. However, the police chased the vehicle and caught with them. As they failed to do so, the duo was brought to the OU police station and quizzed.
The accused confessed to having involved in “attention diversion” crimes under Ramgopalpet police station on October 16. The arrested were identified as Dorapally Kamalakar, 40, alias Kamala, and driver of YSR Colony, Jakkampudi, Vijayawada and Cheekurthi Suresh Babu of the same colony. The duo confessed to have committed 23 offences, including four under OU police limits, one each under Chikkadpally and Ramgopalpet police limits. The remaining cases are yet to be verified. The police also seized a cash of Rs 19,000, a motorcycle and 18 mobile phones.