Published On : Wed, Jan 2nd, 2019

Crime Branch nabs wanted vehicle lifters of inter-state gang

Nagpur: The Crime Branch Unit 3 of Nagpur Police cracked 13 cases of theft of trucks and other vehicles by arresting wanted burglars of an inter-state gang recently. Seven trucks were stolen from various places of Madhya Pradesh and six vehicles from different localities of city. Cops have seized stolen vehicles and other material worth Rs 16.87 lakh.

The arrested accused have been identified as Santosh alias Kubdya Mulchand Ahirwar (46), native of village Lakhni, district Sagar, Madhya Pradesh but currently staying at Hiwri Layout, Nandanvan and Kaliram Kanchhedilal Shrivas (45), native of Eklahara, Khelnagar, Tehsil Parasiya, district Chhindwara (MP) but currently residing at Vijay Nagar, Ujjain Road, Vijay Nagar, Indore in MP.

The accused had stolen six trucks from Satlapur industrial area in Raisen district in MP and one truck from Sagar city also in MP. Similarly, both the wanted accused had lifted other vehicles from Pachpaoli, Jaripatka, Ganeshpeth and Bajaj Nagar police jurisdictions. MP police had announced award of Rs 5000 on the head of accused Kaliram Shrivas and declared him wanted. Both the accused were notorious criminals wanted in other crimes such as burglaries etc.

The arrests were made by PI Jagvendra Singh, API Dnyaneshwar Bhedodkar, WPSI Mangala Mokashe, ASI Rajendra Baghel, and other staff including Shatrugha Kadu, Shailesh Thawre, Anil Dubey, Suresh Hinganekar, Shyam Kadu, Atul Davande, Firoze Sheikh, Sharif Sheikh under the guidance of DCP (Detection) Sambhaji Kadam, and ACP Sanjiv Kamble (Crime Branch).