Police ‘rejection’ may have driven this Ahmednagar criminal’s career of choice
He turned to crime because he was rejected in the police recruitment drive in 2014, said Bhanuprata Barge, assistant police commissioner, Crime 2pune Updated: Jun 14, 2018 16:34 IST
Yogesh Raghunath Talpe, a 28-year-old from Ahmednagar, turned to crime after being rejected in a police recruitment drive. Yogesh Raghunath Talpe, 28, a resident of Talpewadi in Bota, Sangamner, Ahmednagar, was arrested along with five others for stealing various vehicles from the city.
"He turned to crime because he was rejected in the police recruitment drive in 2014," said Bhanuprata Barge, assistant police commissioner, Crime 2. "He tried working as labourer in a company in Chakan. That's where they all met. They earned a some Rs 5,000-6,000," said Pankaj Dahane, deputy commissioner of police,Crime.
The other five people were identified as Shubham Rajendra Taras, 21, a resident of Dehu road; Ganesh Ashok Puri, 19, a resident of Rupinagar in Nigdi; Vaibhav Dilip Ale, 23; Dilip Nagesh Bhawri, 23; and Dhananath alias Bhavdya Kashinath Bhavnath, 22, all residents of Chakan. Bhavnath has a bachelor’s in computer application, DCP Dahane said.
The police have recovered two Mahindra transport vehicles and one of the Ashok Leyland brand, a Mahindra Bolero, along with seven motorbikes, including a Splendor, Pulsar and the Discover. The total recovery is worth Rs 15 lakh. The six were arrested in a case of vehicle theft registered at Hinjewadi police station. However, upon interrogation, the six men revealed their involvement in various other cases.
The arrest of the six brought 10 cases of vehicle theft to light. Of the six, Taras and Puri have a history of being booked for violent crime. Taras is also accused of murder in a December 2017 case registered at Dehu road police station under Pune rural police jurisdiction. Puri was on the run in a 2017 case of attempted murder registered with the Pimpri police station under Pune city police jurisdiction.
Of the 10 cases of vehicle theft, four are regsitered at Chakan police station; one each at Narayangaon and Ale Phata police stations of Pune rural police; and one at Hinjewadi poilice station. Besides Pune, they also have a case in Sinnar police sation of Nashik police and two cases at Ghargaon police station of Ahmednagar police.