Pune : Deccan Express – Pune Police Combing Operation | Against the backdrop of increasing crime in Pune and the upcoming Republic Day, the Pune police conducted a combing operation in the midnight to trace the criminals in the city. (Pune Police Combing Operation)
The criminals were interrogated by the Pune Police in a combing operation. Moreover, 37 people were arrested for carrying illegal weapons. This includes three minors. 27 sickles, knives, axes and swords have been seized from the arrested criminals.
The police undertook a combing operation to crack down on the increasing crime and criminals in the city of Pune. CP Retesh Kumaarr ordered a combing operation in the area of Pune Police Commissionerate and ordered checking of criminals and taking preventive action. Orders were also issued to investigate hotels, lodges, dhabas, ST and bus stations, Railway Station as well as suspicious persons, incidents, etc, found at public places and take action. As many as 3,383 criminals were checked in this campaign and 709 criminals have been caught. 37 people have been arrested in the case of possession of illegal weapons. Weapons like 27 sickles, knives, axes and swords were seized from them.
Under the special operation conducted by the police, the absconding accused in serious crimes have been chained. The anti-extortion squad raided Wadarwadi area of Shivajinagar and seized gutkha worth Rs 22,000 from Suresh Kaladhar (59). A hookah parlour in Kondhwa was raided and aromatic tobacco, hookah containers were seized. Hotel owner Prakash Singh Narsig Chauhan (39) was arrested in connection with running an illegal hookah parlour.
Chand Sheikh, who was selling ganja in the market yard area, was arrested and 1.930 kg of ganja was seized from him. A mobile phone was also seized. Asif Atiq Menon (22) was arrested while selling ganja in Kondhwa area. 597 grams of ganja was seized from him. The traffic department checked the suspected drivers and took punitive action.
A team comprising Crime Branch, Traffic Branch and Police Station Officers, PIs jointly carried out this combing operation on the order of CP Retesh Kumaarr and under the guidance of Joint CP Sandeep Karnik, Addl CP Rajendra Dahale, Addl CP Ranjan Kumar Sharma, Addl CP Ramnath Pokale, DCP Amol Zende, DCP Sandeep Singh Gill, DCP Smartana Patil, DCP Suhail Sharma, DCP Shashikant Borate, DCP Vikrant Deshmukh and DCP Vijayakumar Magar.