CCTV helps Pune cops arrest two persons involved in vehicle theft, chain snatching
Pune crime branch and Vishrantwadi police in a joint operation have unearthed five cases, including four chain snatching cases and one vehicle theft following the arrest of two men on Friday.
The duo has been identified as Deepak Parshuram Mali (25), a resident of Keshavnagar and originally a Sangli resident and Praveen Nilesh Kachve (30), a resident of Mundhwa.
The accused had stolen a two-wheeler from Chandannagar and used it for snatching gold chains of women in Vishrantwadi and Khadki area. The duo was picked up by the detection branch based on suspicion and later on, the police analysed CCTV footage in the said area and arrested the duo.
Vishrantwadi police station incharge Arun Awhad said that on suspicion, the local police station officials took the duo into custody and carried out sustained interrogation. “We analysed the CCTV footage and also during their custodial interrogation, they revealed to have stolen a two-wheeler and used it for carrying out chain snatching activities in Vishrantwadi and Khadki,” he said.
Light rain with thunderstorm lashed parts of Rajasthan over the past 24 hours, bringing down mercury by one to eight degrees Celsius at several places, a MeT department spokesperson said. According to the meteorological department, Jaisalmer was recorded the hottest place on Monday with 43.3 degrees Celsius. However, in Barmer, the maximum temperature dropped by 3.5 degrees Celsius compared to Sunday's 40.7 degrees. The mercury also dropped in other districts of the state.
The Bharatiya Janata Party will felicitate beneficiaries of various welfare schemes being run by the party's governments at the Centre and in Uttar Pradesh as part of celebrations timed with the completion of eight years of the Modi regime. The BJP will celebrate its eighth anniversary of being in power at the Centre this month.
Thunderstorm with gusty winds blowing at 60-70 km per hour and hour-long moderate rainfall of 20.6 mm lashed Lucknow on Monday, bringing relief from the heatwave but also causing waterlogging and power outages in several parts of the city. According to the India Meteorological Department, this is the first moderate-to-high intensity storm of the season, as March and April only recorded dry thunder spells. Owing to rain, five flights were delayed.
The second apprenticeship mela by the state government will be organised in all 75 nodal ITIs across the state on May 30, said special secretary of vocational education and skill development, Harikesh Chaurasia. He said that MSME, the employment department and the district administration will jointly work to make the fair a success. Chaurasia said that 10,600 youth benefitted from the last apprenticeship fair.
Two boys aged 9 years drowned in a pond while taking a bath at Binaika village under Aaspur Devsara police station of Pratapgarh district on Monday morning. According to reports, Lalmani's son Jignesh and Siyaram's son Shani both aged nine years went to take bath at a pond in the village at around 10am. The duo went into deep water and started drowning. Their bodies were sent for post mortem examination, police said.