Hyderabad sources have reported that thieves had a
field day out last weekend when decorative pots and animal shaped artificial
objects went missing at various place in the IT Corridor in the city. According
to sources around 500 pots were placed by the GHMC authorities at various
locations in Hitech city, Shilparamam, Gachibowli, Kothadguda, etc for
beautification of the city just a few days before the Global Entrepreneurship
Summit (GES) commenced.
Meanwhile the roads had all been repaired and
temples and dargahs adjoining the roads were spruced up. Sources have added
that after GES summit and the officials found that as many as 48 pots have been
stolen in Cyberabad area. Each pot costs around Rs 6,000. The pots were
custom-made and made of lightweight fiber and iron frame.
Moreover even after deploying security guards, the
officials could not save the pots from theft. The GHMC lodged a complaint with the
Gachibowli police station. Currently the police are examining CCTV footage to
trace the culprits.