Nagpur: In what could be mentioned as a major crack down of gangs involved in burglaries and vehicle lifting, the Cops of MIDC and Hingna Police Station have unraveled the gangs and their modus operandi. The members of both the gangs involved in burglaries and vehicle lifting have been nabbed. While speaking exclusively with Nagpur Today, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Deepali Masirkar claimed that surprisingly one major cause of concern that has come to fore is that many minor are getting involved in crime or criminal activities. Both the gangs had the involvement of minors.
Gang of three involved in vehicle lifting and burglary apprehended by MIDC Police Station
Based on the directions of senior police officials to unravel the cases of burglary and vehicle thefts, three squads were constituted by MIDC Police Station. While one squad went through the old records and tried to match the modus operandi, the second squad used to get information through informants and the third squad including beat-marshals used to patrol the streets. The cops of MIDC Police Station received a secret tip off that one person is trying to sell some stolen goods.
On the basis of information, the cops lifted one accused identified as follows
- Kiran Vittal Bhure aged 21 years and a resident of Indira Mata Nagar,
- Karan Arjun Walmik aged 21 years and a resident of Indira Mata Nagar and
- Akash alias Baka Satish Sahare aged 22 years and a resident of Indira Mata Nagar as well.
These accused are said to have committed burglaries in MIDC area, Amar Nagar, Jaitala etc. These accused were lifted for questioning and during the course of intense questioning, the accused confessed to have committed burglaries and lifted two-wheelers. They confessed to have committed crimes registered under Crime No 2784/16, Crime No 2867/16 and Crime No 2929/16 under Sections 452 and 457 of Indian Penal Code.
The cops recovered a Samsung LED-TV, a silver chain, a Sharp TV and cash of Rs 7000/- in all goods worth Rs 50,000 was received from the accused. Some of the other gang members are still absconding. Many goods which they had disposed is yet to be recovered from them. These accused claimed that they had sold the stolen gold ornaments to a person in Balaghat (MP). The accused have also confessed to have committed a burglary in a house situated under the jurisdiction of Rana Pratap Nagar Police Station.
The cops have also recovered three motorcycles which were lifted by the accused. The three motorcycles recovered is said to be worth Rs 90,000/-. In all the cops of MIDC Police Station have received stolen goods and motorcycles worth Rs 1, 40,000/- (Rupees One lakh forty thousand) from the accused.
The above investigation and unraveling of the case was done under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Deepali Masirkar, Assistant Commissioner of Police Rajratna Bandsod by Senior Police Inspector Sunil Mahadik, Police Inspector Ravindra Raul, Assistant Police Inspector P Shirurkar, API Godbole, API Kale, NPC Vinod Kamble, PC Sushil and Vicky.
Gang including a minor involved in series of vehicle lifting and burglaries nabbed by cops of Hingna Police Station
Painstaking and systematic investigation resulted in the unraveling of another gang involved in vehicle lifting and burglaries in the city. Three accused have been lifted for questioning while the main accused is said to be absconding.
While speaking to media personnel, In-Charge of Hingna Police Station Senior Police Inspector Hemantkumar Kharabe said that for the last two-three months, the number of cases especially vehicle lifting and burglaries seemed to be on the rise.
Commissioner of Police K Venketesham had come down heavily upon the officers of the Hingna Police Station. Under the able guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Deepali Masirkar, the senior cops of Hingna Police Station started renewing the network of informants and the patrolling work etc. The cops of the Detective Branch also started working hard towards cracking the cases.
On a secret tip off that one worker in a shop in Hingna area was often found missing for a few days every now and then. The cops noticed that his absence is often corresponding to the day a crime of burglary or vehicle lifting occurs in the city.
Taking this lead, the cops lifted the shop-owner Raju Saudagar from their house. The main accused Manoj Buddheshwar Narnawre aged 18 years and resident of Sillewani, Police Station Lindori, Tehsil Pandurna District Chhindwara (MP) is said to be working in his shop only.
During initial questioning, the accused confessed that they had committed burglaries in 3 places and had lifted 7 motorcycles. The accused said that they used to sell the stolen goods including gold ornaments to Golu alias Javed Sohail Sheikh Ramzan aged 25 yeats and resident of Ward No 122 Gafur Colony, Saunsar Distict Chhindwara (MP). The cops then picked Golu Sheikh from Saunsar. Both the accused were subjected to intense questioning. In the course of questioning it came to fore that the son of Raju Saudagar’s son aged 17 years (a minor) was also involved in the vehicle lifting burglaries. The minor accused is said to be the one who used to break open the lock and used to push the two-wheeler to a distance of 100 meters after which they used to drive off.
The cops recovered the parts of a Honda Motorcycle from them. The stolen goods from Sub Post Office of Hingna including 2 Computers, two CPUs, a tab of Lenovo brand, computer connecting wires and a black saree in one parcel was siezed. The goods stolen from a motor-rewinding shop owned by Billore including 4 kilograms of copper wire, 21 water-cooler pump-sets, a bundle of black wires and immersion water motor wires were also siezed. The goods stolen from a Pan kiosk including Cigarettes and Beetle nuts were also siezed. The cops seized goods worth Rupees 68203/- (Rupees Sixty Eight Thousand two hundred and three) from the accused. Many other goods are still to be recovered.
The two accused have been sent to Hingna Police Station on PCR till December 6, 2016 by Judicial Magistrate First Class Justice Deshmukh of Hingna Court. The minor accused has been remanded to Juvenile Justice Court. The main accused Manoj Buddheshwar Narnawre is still absconding.
The entire investigation and subsequent arrest was performed under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Deepali Masirkar, Assistant Commissioner of Police Rajratna Bandsod, by Senior Police Inspector Hemant Kumar Kharabe, Second In-Charge Police Inspector Barapatre and the Chief of DB Squad Police Sub Inspector Sunil Bandegaonkar. NPC Mangesh Gawai, Nilesh Wasankar, Vishal Bhaisare, Ajay Yadav, Vinod Kamble, PC Vikrant Deshmukh and WPC Shubhangi Dhawde.