Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police early on Tuesday conducted a cordon and search operation in old city following a terror alert issued by the central intelligence agencies. The police detained 115 suspects from different areas in cluding 15 Myanmar nationals.
A 500-strong police contingent under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) V. Satyanarayana carried out door-to-door search in the areas of Noorinagar, Ghousenagar and Hafeezbabanagar near Chandrayangutta.
During the two-hour operation, the police seized 40 vehicles as the ‘owners’ failed to produced support documents. Among those detained were 15 Myanmar nationals who were staying illegally at Hafeezbabanagar.
“The operation was conducted following intelligence inputs of a terror attack on the city. We are verifying the credentials of the suspects. More such operations will be conducted in the coming days as part of the safe city concept,” DCP (South) V. Satyanarayana said.
The city police increased vigil at all iconic places and government installations following an input of likely attack by Al-Qaeda in Hyderabad and other metros. On Monday night, the West Zone police conducted checks at different commercial establishments in Banjara Hills and Punjagutta area.