Crime in Hyderabad

2 arrested for bid to sell antique ‘ashrafi’

2 arrested for bid to sell antique ‘ashrafi’

Hyderabad: Special Operation Team (SOT) of Rachakonda police arrested two persons and seized 100-year-old antique coin (ashrafi).

Inspector SOT Mr. K Narsingh Rao told that Sanjay Pathak (42) in connivance with Vittala Ajay Kumar (30) was trying to sell antique coin worth lakhs of rupees in International market.

The said persons were waiting for the customer at Krishna Hotel Nacharam to sell the coin at 30 lakh. On a tip off, the sleuths of SOT apprehended two persons and seized the antique coin, three mobile phones from their possession.

The accused were arrested under Antiquities and Art Treasure Act -1972.

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