The Unit 1 of Crime Branch of Nagpur police on Monday busted a gang of thieves, arrested 11 persons I this connection and recovered goods worth Rs 1,40,800.
Of the arrested, nine are juvenile. The names of the two arrested were given as Amar Ashok Kharat, resident of Shrikrishna Nagar, under the jurisdiction of Nandanvan police station and Milind Prem Hirani (19), resident of Shrinagar, Manewada Ring Road, under the jurisdiction of Ajni police station.
The accused had committed crimes in different localities including Sakkardara, Nandanvan, Beltarodi, Pratap Nagar, Kotwali, Kuhi, Butibori and Dhantoli. The police detected six temple theft cases, three vehicle lifting and one another theft case.
The police recovered three stolen motorcycles, two motorcycles used in the crime, stolen CD player and amplifier.
The cops attached to Unit 5 of Crime Branch arrested one Abdul Shoaib Sheikh Sajit Sheikh (19), resident of Sangharsh Nagar for molesting a girl.
According to police, the complainant was talking to her friend on mobile phone when Abdul Shoaib riding on his Activa tried to snatch gold chain from her neck. When the complainant resisted, Abdul Shoaib allegedly molested the girl. She then lodged a complaint with the police.
The crime branch sleuths on the basis of information given by informers nabbed Abdul Shoaib, who during the interrogation confessed to his crime. The police have registered an offence against him. Further investigations are on.
Two booked on duping charges
Jaripatka police booked a two persons posing as officials of Reliance Jio company and duping an aged man to the tune of Rs 8.63 lakh on the pretext of getting him an assured income in lieu of a mobile tower. The police have booked one Shashank Mishra and one of his accomplice on the complaint lodged by Bhimrao Durgaji Bagde (62), resident of Plot No 44, Arya Nagar, under the jurisdiction of Jaripatka police station.
According to complaint lodged by Bhimrao, the accused called him on his mobile phone posing as manager of Reliance Jio. He reportedly promised jobs of Rs 30,000 each to two members of his family in lieu of installing company’s mobile tower on terrace of his house.
Mishra allegedly asked Bhimrao to deposit money for the deal. Bhimrao then in installments deposited Rs 8,63,716 in Mishra’s account. However, no job was given to any of his family members neither the tower was installed on his terrace. Bhimrao then lodged a complaint with the police.
On the basis of his complaint the police have registered an offence against Mishra and one more person under section 420 and 34 of the IPC.