The Hyderabad police used the Zomato food app to track a house burglar. Getting into the details, Malakpet cops took a house looter into custody by using the food order slips placed by the identified man Imran alias Syed Aejaz from Sohail Restaurant located in Chanderghat.
As per the police version, Syed Aejaz, who is a biryani freak, used to order food from the restaurant mentioned above through Zomato frequently. Reportedly, taking a car mechanic named Syed Iftequar Uddin's complaint into consideration of missing 5 lakh cash and gold items in the house, the Malakpet cops started fieldwork and caught Syed Aejaz with the help of his Biryani orders placed after each house robbery from nearby locations in the old city.
Reports say that the Malakpet police took Syed into custody in Bangalore and booked him under 380 and 454 sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for committing theft in residential complexes. The recorded statement says that the police have seized 85 grams of gold and Rs 2.5 lakh cash from Imran.