Pune: Eight Arrested Following Disturbance Caused by Bike Rally in Indira Nagar, Chinchwad

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Chinchwad, 6th May 2024: Thirteen people took sticks and Koytas in their hands and rode two-wheelers in Pimpri Chinchwad, proclaiming, “Our brother got released from jail, now we will show our enemy.” These accused individuals spread terror in the area. Eight people have been arrested in connection with this incident. It occurred on Saturday (3rd May) at 8:45 PM in Indira Nagar, Chinchwad.

Police Constable Anand Bhagwan Bajbalkar complained to Pimpri Police Station. The police have registered cases against 13 people. Akash Ganpat Chavan (22), Akash alias Kakdi Suresh Dangde (27), Karan alias Chotu Anil Dhotre (22), Rahul alias Kalya Nagnath Kurhade (25), Satish alias Bango Balu Dangde (28), Rushikesh Gemu Rathod (23), Mahesh alias Mamu Raju Vitkar (23), and Akshay Netaji More (28), all residents of Indira Nagar, Chinchwad, have been arrested by the police. Akash Manglu Rathod (28), Umesh Dharma Rathod (28), Rajesh Bhagwan Pawar (29), Mahesh Malkappa Pujari (28), and Tushar Balu Manjalkar (30), all residents of Indira Nagar, Chinchwad, have not been arrested yet.

According to police reports, the accused initiated a bike rally, wielding sticks and Koytas. They were honking loudly and hurling abusive language at people, threatening them and spreading terror in the area, causing panic among the residents. The police swiftly intervened and arrested 8 of them.

In response, the Pimpri Police have registered a case against the accused under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation), 143 (punishment for unlawful assembly), 147 (punishment for rioting), and 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of the offence committed in prosecution of common object), along with relevant sections of the Arms Act of1959, Maharashtra Police Act of 1951, Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, and Criminal Law (Amendment) Act of 2013. Assistant Police Inspector Atul Shete from Pimpri Police Station is further investigating this matter.