Nagpur: Crime Branch of city police on Thursday foiled a dacoity plan and arrested five ruffians from the premises of Baba Faridnagar Giradwale Dargah. The five accused were also wanted in connection with a a firing incident in Yavatmal in which a person was injured.
The five accused have been identified as Aniket Vilas Gawande (21), Ashish alias Bagira Ramesh Dandekar (28), Shubham Hariprasad Baghel (20), all residents of Yavatmal, Arjun Dev Giri (24), and Arvind Sanjay Paswan, both residents of Godhni Railway, Nagpur. The Crime Branch had received a tip-off on Thursday that a group of five suspicious persons has assembled at premises of Baba Faridnagar Giradwale Dargah. Acting on the information, a team of Crime Branch raided the place. However, after spotting the police team, the five persons tried to escape from the spot. But were nabbed after a chase. Upon frisking the cops recovered a country-made pistol, one sword, two knives, nylon rope, chili powder etc from their ppossession. Further grilling of the five accused revealed that they were involved in firing shots on a person in Malipura area of Yavatmal. The fact was confirmed by Yavatmal police.