Pune: Extortion Of Rs 65,000 By Pretending To Be Policemen, Accused Arrested By Shivajinagar Police Within Two Hours

Accused Arrested By Shivajinagar Police Pune
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Shivajinagar, 19th December 2022: The Shivajinagar police station (Pune city police) arrested two people who were extorting money by pretending to be policemen within two hours. Four mobile phones worth Rs 65,000 were seized from them.


The said incident took place on Sunday (December 18) at around 1 am.

The arrested persons have been identified as Shrikant Bharat Kadam (32), a resident of Pandav Nagar, and Suraj Raju Dhotre (32), a resident of Old Wadarwadi. Raksharam Bachraj Verma has filed a complaint.


ASI Avinash Bhiware received the information that the accused in the said crime was staying in the Wadarwadi area. Accordingly, the team laid a trap and detained the two. During interrogation, they confessed to the crime.

The action was taken under the guidance of DCP (Zone 1) Sandeep Singh Gill, ACP Satish Govekar and Senior Police Inspector Arvind Mane. The team included Police Inspector (Crime) Vikram Goud, Assistant Police Inspector Bholenath Ahivale, Sub Inspector Arjun Naikwade, and police personnel Avinash Bhiware, Ganpat Valkoli, Bashir Sayyaid, Ranjit Phadtare, Surendra Sable, Satish Khurange and Aadesh Chalwadi.