In a significant action against the increasing incidents of vehicle theft, Sitabuldi police arrested nine persons including six minors involved in 14 cases of mobile snatching and two-wheelers theft. Cops have also recovered 10 motorcycles and seven mobile phones collectively worth Rs 5.61 lakh form their possession.
Beside six minors, other accused have been identified as Akshay Narendra Bansod (18), Nikhil Sunil Temburne (19) both residents of Lashkaribagh and Akash Kailash Ganvir (21) a resident of MotibaghÂ under Sections 394, 34 of the IPC.
Addressing the press conference organised at Sitabuldi police station on Saturday, DCP Zone 2, Chinmay Pandit informed that, the accused would rob of people on knife point, mostly during the night time. The stolen vehicles were stored at an isolated place in Pachpaoli, which were used in robbing of mobile phones and chain snatching.
The loot compliant at Anand Talkies Square, played key role solving this crime, added the DCP and asserted, “While scanning the CCTV footage, Sitabuldi police found a juvenile boy board on an Activa, who approached a man and robbed him of goods on a knife point.”
During the probe, police received a tip-off fromÂ an informer that, the boy with same appearance lives in Lashkaribagh under the jurisdiction Pachpaoli police.
The cops then detained the boy and during questioning by the cops, he spilled the beans and informed the whereabouts of other accused.
Con-man from Hyderabad dupes city travel agent of Rs 7.94 lakh on pretext of exchanging US currency
Ambazari police have rounded up a Hyderabad based man for allegedly duping a city travel agent to the tune of Rs 7.94 lakh on the pretext of exchanging 12,000 US dollars with Indian rupee.
Cops have booked accused identified as Chandu (43) under Section 420 of the IPC and started the probe.
According to police sources, accused identified as Chandu met the complainant Ankush Mahesh Gover (30), a resident of Plot. No. 1, Purohit Lay-out, Ambazari in April, 2019. The accused hadÂ introduced himself as a garments exporter to the complainant. The con-man told Ankush that, he has 12,000 USD, which he wants to exchange with Indian currency. After the evaluation process, complainant suggested that he would pay him around Rs 8 lakh to accused against the dollars, to which he agreed.
Accused on April 26,Â called Ankush and asked him to meet him at hotel Pride, with money. Complainant then went to meet him and paid him the amount in Indian rupee. Accused then asked him to wait in his hotel room while he would get the dollars. However when accused failed to return after a long time, Ankush called him on his cell phone which was switched-off. Following which Ankush went to reception to seek information about accused, only to find out that he had left the hotel and he was robbed.
Miscreant robs middle aged woman relieved of gold chain in Mangalwari flyover
A middle aged woman was robbed of her gold chain on Mangalwari flyover on Friday night, while she was returning home with her daughter. According to police sources, done with the grocery shopping from Mangalwari Bazar, complainant Anuradha Rao (51), a resident of Belyshop Quarter No. L/20, L/3 Bezonbagh was riding pillion with her daughter on the moped (MH/31/EC/4570) on Friday. At 8.45 pm when the mother-daughter duo reached on Mangalwari flyover, some unidentified miscreant approached them on a black Activa and snatched away Anuradhaâ€™s gold chain. Before she could raised an alarm.
Following the compliant of 51-year-old, Jaripatka police have registered an offence against unidentified robber under Section 392 of IPC and started the probe.