Hyderabad;Traffic signals operate with battery support during power outages. Once the power supply is restored, the batteries will be recharged. However, the ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras in the ITMS located at the signals caught the gang targeting these batteries.
Traffic signals will work with battery support during power outages. Once the power supply is restored, the batteries will be recharged. However, the ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras in the ITMS located at those signals caught the gang doing thefts targeting these batteries. These batteries are used by the management company for signals as well as ITMS cameras. In the heart of the city, this gang strikes the batteries with ease in the middle of the night. The scrapped batteries are being bargained for at a cheap price in the scrap shop. Within three months, this gang committed massive thefts. It is known that the Abids police arrested a gang stealing signal batteries on Sunday.
In the midnight auto…
Sheikh Azimuddin and Jangala Maddilati have previous criminal record. They plan to steal batteries from traffic signals to earn easy money. Organized Rekki and came in an auto at midnight and took away the batteries. Each battery costs up to Rs.10 thousand. This gang has stolen batteries from traffic signals in Begambazar, Kachiguda, Langarhouz, Habibnagar, Gopalapuram, Malakpet, Shahinayatganj, Saifabad, Chaitanyapuri and other police stations. As the police received a complaint about the theft of batteries, the CCTV cameras were examined. The police found that the same auto was turning around in those areas. After the traffic police provided the details of the auto to the Abids police, the auto battery thieves were caught. Despite this, there are allegations that when the batteries are stolen, the management company files a complaint at the respective police stations, but the cases are registered late