Pimpri-Chinchwad, 9th June 2023: The Anti-Extortion Squad and Anti-Narcotics Squad of Pimpri-Chinchwad Police have successfully confiscated four pistols and three live cartridges in a recent operation.
Two notorious criminals were arrested by the Anti-Extortion Squad, leading to the recovery of two pistols, two live cartridges, and a pellet gun. Additionally, the Anti-Narcotics Squad seized one countrymade pistol and one live cartridge. The arrested individuals have been identified as Rohit Santosh Jadhav, Aditya Bapu Shinde, and Vishal Shahaji Kasbe.
According to the police, the Anti-Extortion Squad received information that Rohit Santosh Jadhav and Aditya Bapu Shinde would be present in the Pimple Nilakh area. Acting swiftly, the squad apprehended the suspects and successfully recovered two pistols, two live cartridges, and a pellet gun. This operation was carried out under the leadership of Police Inspector Arvind Pawar.
In a separate incident, the Anti-Narcotics Squad observed Vishal Shahaji Kasbe, a known criminal with an extensive record, staying within the jurisdiction of Wakad police station. Subsequently, he was detained and searched, leading to the discovery of a pistol and a live cartridge in his possession. Vishal Kasbe has been involved in 16 serious crimes, including attempted murder, robbery, theft, assault, and rioting. The diligent efforts of police personnel Sandeep Patil and Ashok Gargote led to this successful operation.