Nagpur: A gang of criminals manhandled and abused a Crime Branch Assistant Police Inspector and his team when they were investigating murderous attack on a youth. The goons not only obstructed the cops from performing their duty but also pelted stones and damaged a police vehicle. The gang of goons has been booked and being searched.
The Crime Branch Unit No. 3 API D M Bhedodkar and his team were searching for absconding accused around 0045 hours on Tuesday. As the cops reached Motibagh Slums near Noga Factory, the gang of criminals named Ippa alias Irfan Pir Mohd Khan (30), Naushad Pir Mohd Khan (29), Irshad alias Ucchu Pir Mohd Khan (30), all residents of Dobi Nagar, Mominpura, Swapnil Salunke (29) of Omnagar, Pawan Moriyani (26) of Pachpaoli, Mohd Sahil Mohd Aslam (31), Ashraf alias Topi (26), both residents of Dobi Nagar, and their 7-8 unidentified accomplices manhandled and abused the API Bhedodkar and team. The gang of criminals also pelted stones and damaged a police vehicle.
Pachpaoli PSI D M Dhingle, based on the complaint lodged by API Bhedodkar, has booked the accused gang members under Sections 143, 147, 149, 186, 336, 353, 427 of the IPC and mounted a search to nab them.
Earlier on Monday around 10.30 pm on Monday, four of the accused gang members namely Ippa alias Irfan Pir Mohd Khan, Naushad Pir Mohd Khan, Irshad alias Ucchu Pir Mohd Khan and Immu Kaliya had attacked a youth Firoze Khan Mohd Jabir Khan (24) of Mominpura with sword and hockey stick with the intention to kill him. The four accused assaulted Firoze over trivial matter and injured him severely. Firoze registered a case against the accused with Tehsil police and API V G Giri booked them under Sections 307, 506, 34 of the IPC. The Crime Branch API Bhedodkar and his team were searching the accused in the connection but were manhandled and abused when they went to nab them.