Published On : Fri, Jan 4th, 2019

City cops return recovered stolen booty worth Rs 85 lakh to owners

Nagpur:To mark the Police Rising Day, city police has organized a ‘Muddemal Purnhapradan’ programme, where total 211 people received their stolen goods to the tune of Rs 85 lakhs by the hands of Commissioner of Police Dr Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay at Police Commissioner office, Civil Lines on Friday evening.

Besides CP, Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Kadam along DCPs and other police officials of the city were present on this occasion.

While interacting with gathering Commissioner of Police Dr Bhushan Kumar Upadhyay assured that such events will be conducted frequently on a smaller scale in the respective police stations within span of 3 months.

The complainants who retrieved their stolen goods expressed their delight on this occasion and showed gratitude towards police department.

A senior citizen who was extremely happy to receive his wife’s magalsutra thanked the city police along with a lady who had lost her gold chain back in 2009 got her chain back on this occasion which she told the gathering that she would never see it again.

Everyone had a great laugh when a teen Muskan whose moppet was stolen this year narrated quite interesting struggle where Jaripatka police who told her that they will deliver her two wheeler right to her door steps, kept their promise within few weeks.

CP started his speech with a witty remark that in his 29-year long carrier this was the first time that not a single person among the audience, expressed their dissatisfaction towards police department.

Dr Upadyay narrated two incidents of his life where the top cop of the city was relieved of his goods. “Back in 1991, I was appointed in Pandharpur. Accompanied with my wife and my daughter when I reached Manmad station, I’ve learned that someone had stolen my wallet, which is missing till date.”

In second incident I was travelling back from Masuri when my bag comprising a blanket which was a gift from my wife and my certificates was stolen from railway. Though I’m grateful to that thief, as he sent my certificates via parcel,” shared CP.

Where CP was looted twice and never caught culprit, a cop from city had managed to get his hands on the thief who stole his wedding ring with the assistance of technology and his friend Chinmay Pandit DCP Zone 2.

Harsh Poddar, DCP Zone 5 shared his experience when he was relieved of his wedding ring in city hospital however with the assistance of Dantoli police they managed to arrest the culprit woman within half hour.

“Retrieving the stolen good is not about the money but the feelings they have attached with it. While investigating the same thing seems quite normal however when you turn victim in such crime, one can face serious emotional rollercoaster” added DCP.

By Shubham Nagdeve