Pune : deccan express – Pune crime | One person was arrested and gutkha worth Rs 1-lakh was seized by the Pimpri Chichwad Police Social Security Cell in an action against illegal hoarding of banned gutkha on Thursday evening.
The action was taken at Pachpir Chowk in Kalewadi. A big dealer was booked in this regard. The arrested person has been identified as Mahesh Parmanand Bhojwani (53), a resident of Kalewadi. An offence has also been registered against dealer Mithun Pratapsinh Navale.
Vaishnavi Vijay Gawde attached to the Social Security Cell lodged a complaint at the Wakad police station in this regard.
According to PI Devendra Chavan attached to the Social Security Cell, their squad got a tip-off that illegal gutkha was hoarded by Bhojwani at his residence for sale. They raided his house and recovered gutkha valued at over Rs 1.03 lakh.
Bhojwani was arrested. He told the police that he had bought the consignment from Mithun Navale, who was also booked. Navale is a big gutkha dealer and is absconding, said the police. Further investigation is going on.
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