Hyderabad, Oct. 7 -- The state police on Thursday conducted a search operation in Mallemoniguda, Vikarabad district of Telangana as a ruling Telangana Rashtra Samiti's (TRS) party flag was reportedly stolen. It has been reported that even a dog squad was brought in.

According to media reports, after the TRS party flag was stolen, angry party members filed a police complaint. And the cops literally left no stone unturned and went the extra mile to catch the flag thieves and called in the dog squad.

The dog squad or search hounds are a type of highly trained police working dog used to locate missing individuals after natural disasters and mass-casualty incidents. They are also used to find drugs in airports.

Siasat.com spoke to the Vikar...