Pune rural police has highest cases of missing persons
In the past five years, 12,000 missing persons reports were registered at the Pune rural police station whereas 306 unidentified bodies were found under the Thane rural police jurisdictionpune Updated: Jul 12, 2017 16:03 IST
The Pune rural police held a display of the cases of missing people, unidentified dead bodies, unsolved murders, and unclaimed vehicles near the Superintendent of Police’s office in Pashan, Pune. The cases on display included cases since the past five years registered at the police stations under the jurisdiction of Pune rural police.
Pune rural police, among the 14 police stations present at the exhibition, has the highest number of missing reports registered whereas Thane rural has the maximum number of unidentified dead bodies.
In the past five years, 12,000 missing persons reports were registered at the Pune rural police station whereas 306 unidentified bodies were found under the Thane rural police jurisdiction, according to the number of cases on display.
Thane city police and Pune rural police had the highest number of unsolved murders with 25 cases each. Highest number of unclaimed vehicles was recorded in Kolhapur, according to the rural police record.
While six people in the list of missing reports were identified, three families have claimed to have found their relatives in the list of unidentified dead bodies. However, the police have not been able to confirm whether the bodies fit their description, the police said.
The display was inaugurated by Vishwas Nangare Patil, Inspector General of Kolhapur range on Monday and will be open to the public until Wednesday. More than 200 people and 200 police officials have scanned the display in hope of finding clues related to either their relatives or cases in the first two days. This is an annual practice carried out by all the rural police stations in the state.
Number of cases on display
* Missing cases: 5,235
* Unidentified bodies: 2,001
* Unsolved murder cases: 106
* Unclaimed vehicles: 313
First Published: Jul 12, 2017 14:33 IST