Pune: Kondhwa Police Recover 15 Stolen Motorcycles Including Bullet And KTM Bikes

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Kondhwa, 2nd December 2023: The officials of the Kondhwa Police Station (Pune City Police) have seized 15 motorcycles from individuals involved in the illegal trade.

The police team received information through a confidential informant about an individual, Nikhil Sunil Rakshe, in possession of a stolen Honda Shine motorcycle without a number plate. The team laid a trap at Bopdev Ghat and apprehended Rakshe, who admitted to stealing and selling the motorcycle to Mahesh Chavan. The investigation revealed that Chavan had sold stolen motorcycles to farmers in the Indapur area, promising to provide documents later.

Chavan, in turn, provided information about two more individuals involved in the illicit trade. Sagar Shivaji Gunjale and Ganesh Bharat Mohite, both residents of Satara, were detained, and three more stolen motorcycles were seized from them.

In connection with these incidents, Kondhwa Police Station has received 8 complaints, with individual complaints lodged at Wanowrie Police Station, Rajgad Police Station, Mangaon Police Station, Mahalunge MIDC Police Station, Wathar Police Station, and Saswad Police Station, amounting to a total of 14 registered complaints.


In total, the police seized 15 motorcycles worth Rs 5,50,000 from the accused.

The investigation team included Senior Police Inspector Santosh Sonwane, Police Inspector (Crime) Sandeep Bhosale, Police Inspector (Crime) Sanjay Mogle, Assistant Police Inspectors Lekhaji Shinde,
Dinesh Patil, and police personnel Amol Hirve, Rahul Vanjari, Suhas More, Rahul Thorat, Jaydev Bhosle, Vikas Margale, Abhijeet Ratnaparkhi, Shashank Khade, Ashish Garud and Rohit Patil.