2 Ambulance Drivers Arrested For Stealing Gold From The Dead In Telangana
Two ambulance drivers have been arrested for stealing 2.3 kg of gold ornaments from the body of a road accident victim, police said on Wednesday
Ramagundam city Police Commissioner V Satyanarayana told reporters that the ornaments were seized from Tajuddin and Gujjula Laxma Reddy of Kamanpur mandal in Peddapalli district.
Two gold merchants - Kotha Srinivas Rao and Kotha Rambabu of Narsaraopet in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, along with two others, were going from Guntur to Godavarikhani by car and carrying the ornaments.
When they neared Godavarikhani, their car met with an accident, killing Rao on the spot and grievously injuring Rambabu and the driver Santhosh. The other person in the car escaped unhurt.
While shifting Santhosh to a hospital, the ambulance drivers Rajender and Chand found 3.3 kg of gold ornaments and handed them over to the police.