Nagpur: Kanhan police have booked two persons and seized a truck, sand, Activa, mobile and other material worth Rs 4,50,000.
According to report, Special Squad Nagpur Rural’s Sub Divisional Police Officer Dume along with his team and Head Conbstable Amit Rameshwar Mehere, on 4 April at around 7 pm were trying to get information regarding the sand theft taking place at Kanhan-Pipri river ghats. At this very moment they saw a truck MH40-1546 carrying illegal sand coming. The police personnels who were in uniform signalled the truck to stop. The truck driver sped away vehicle trying to hurt the policemen.
One Gajanan Tiwade and his friend coming on Activa Moped MH31TC0530 were stopped. From Tiwade’s mobile police came to know that he was involved in theft of sand. An offence has been registered against the culprits Gajanan Tiwade and Umesh Sukhalal Wadive, both residents of Pipri Kanhan under section 353,379, 34 of IPC along with 184 of Motor Vehicle Act. PSI Pralhad Dhawad of Kanhan Police Station has been further investigating.
Illegal transportation of sand, mud, Murum (red boulder) from Kanhan river, Pench river in Kanhan area is going on.