Published On : Wed, Oct 23rd, 2019

Absconding murder accused nabbed by Crime Branch

Nagpur: Crime Branch Unit 5 has nabbed the absconding accused involved in murder of a 27-year old man in Kamptee on September 7, 2019. The arrested accused has been identified as Sunny alias Sanjay Shyamlal Chavan.

On September 7, in the early morning, the accused Sanjay Chavan and his accomplices attacked Satish Kishore Dhamti (27), resident of Pivali Haveli, Kolsa Tal, Kamptee, with sharp-edged weapons and killed him to settle score over old enmity. Since then the accused was absconding and evading arrest. Kamptee police had registered an offence under Sections 302, 120(B), 34 of the IPC.

The probe was handed over to Crime Branch Unit 5 and investigation was being carried out by Police Inspector Vinod Patil. A team of cops led by PI Patil was on trail of the absconding accused Sanjay Chavan with the help of informants and Cyber Cell. On Tuesday, October 22, cops received information that the absconding accused was hiding in a rented house near Pili Nadi in Yashodhara Nagar. The team of cops, acting on tip-off, laid a trap and surrounded the house. When cops approached to nab the accused, he tried to run away from other building but was chased and caught.

The arrest was made by PI Vinod Patil, API Anil Meshram, constable Umesh Khobragade, NPC Dinesh Chaflekar, Sepoys Utkarsh Raut, Sachin Andhale, driver sepoy Pravin More under the guidance of Additional Police Commissioner (Crime) Nilesh Bharne and DCP (Crime Branch) Gajanan Rajmane.