Published On: Jul 18, 2018
A habitual offender, this 26-year-old housewife was caught on camera lifting gold, silver and artificial ornaments from different shops in Hyderabad. The accused, Ayesha Siddiqa, follows a simple modus operandi. She visits shops in the pretext of purchasing ornaments by wearing costly clothes, diverts the attention of shopkeeper and leaves the place after committing theft. The Charminar police finally arrested the accused and recovered gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 1.20 lakhs. In 2017, the accused was arrested for lifting a laptop from a real estate office. She subsequently jumped on bail.