In the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) alert on possible Islamic State terror attacks at public places in Hyderabad, the city police carried out multiple checks across the city on Tuesday .
Bus stops, railway stations, thickly populated residential and commercial areas and places of worship were strictly monitored via both CCTV cameras and police personnel on the ground.
The South Zone police seized 49 bikes and five autos and also took finger prints of 40 persons who do not have any identity proofs while the North Zone police found Rs 25 lakh cash with two persons and at Liberty X Roads and Central Zone police seized 1.1 Kg gold from an individual during a vehicle check, the Times of India reports.
The report also adds that cops found beef when they raided Old Rose Garden function hall, Ghouse Nagar, and seized two DCM vans loaded with bones of cattle and beef parcels and sent it to the GHMC officials for further enquiry.
Reports add that police forces in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad have been put on high alert after intelligence agencies reported a possible terror threat to the cities in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.