9 antique telescopes seized in Hyderabad; 3 held

Hyderabad: Nine antique telescopes, along with two stands, 13 compasses and a pair of binoculars were seized by police from three people here Wednesday.

Mohammed Hafeezuddin,who is in the exports and imports business, got antique articles with the help of his contacts and Nawab families and planned to sell them to prospective buyers, a press release from Hyderabad Police said.

Based on credible information, Hafeezuddin and the two others, who were acting as his agents, were nabbed by a police team when they were waiting for prospective buyers near a hotel in Masab Tank area here, it said.