Bharatpur police arrest 49 people, recovers stolen vehicles, foreign currency
The Bharatpur police arrested 49 people and recovered a dozen stolen vehicles, country-made weapons, gold jewellery, mobile phones, foreign currency and Rs 80,000 in cash from the accused during a series raids in the city.jaipur Updated: Nov 27, 2016 20:36 IST
The Bharatpur police on Sunday arrested 49 people and recovered a dozen stolen vehicles, country-made weapons, gold jewellery, mobiles phone, foreign currency and Rs 80,000 in cash from the accused during a series raids in the city.
Police have been receiving complaint of vehicles and mobile thefts, snatching of gold chains on s trains and buses for a long time in the city, said superintendent of police Kailash Chandra Bisnoi.
“Six police teams were formed to conduct the raids after we got information about the location of got a tip-off that accused were taking sheltered at the Bawariya colony in the city,” he said
“We are interrogating the accused and hope to get more information from them about other cases of thefts they have committed.”
The police have recovered 12 stolen vehicles including four cars, eight two-wheelers, gold ornaments, three country-made weapons, seven mobile, an Army medal, foreign currency, four Reindeer antlers and Rs 80,000 in cash, from the accused, he said.
Police teams led by city additional superintendents of police Dharmendra Singh, Bharatlal Meena, city circle officer Abaddan Ratnu carried out the raids.
Team of Forest Department has also been called to inquire Reindeer antlers where forest department will also take action under rules against accused.
The Bawariya colony is infamous for thefts, muggings and snatching and police regularly conduct raids in the neighbouhood.
Last Sunday, the district police raided more than two dozen villages in Mevat region and arrested 61 people, including four women, wanted in a number of criminal cases.
Police recovered six country-made firearms, 20 motorcycles and a car during the raids.