VIJAYAWADA: Guntur (urban) police arrested an NDRF constable on Monday night for allegedly stealing gold ornaments worth Rs 30.5lakh from a higher official’s residence.
Police said that the accused, Konuku Srinivas Rao (34), allegedly stole from NDRF commandant Santosh Kumar’s residence while he was out. Srinivas Rao was trusted by commandant Santosh Kumar.
Kumar would often give his house keys to Rao when he went out. Upon returning to his quarter on Monday, Kumar found his home ransacked and gold ornaments stolen. Cops arrived with the clues team and zeroed in on Rao as the main suspect. Soon, Rao confessed to the crime.