Pune 25 Jan 17 (PCP NEWS) : The Crime Branch Unit 1 Senior Police Inspector Mr Nitin Bhonsale Patil and his team succeeded to nab a 17 year juvenile who is habitual offender mobile thief said DCP Crime P R Patil here this evening.
Patil further said that, Mobile theft is becoming major issue for the citizens, mostly smart phones user are targeted, students who are in city for further education are found to be victim, since many days we were finding the real culprits, so many teams including crime branch were working on it. On some information from the sources to Unit 1 Sr Police Inspector Mr Nitin Bhonsale asked his team to lay a trap near Shivaji Nagar Bus Stand, one suspicious person was noticed by the team who was trying to sell a mobile phone, immediately he was in detained, during the search police found 22 smart phones in his sack, so he was brought to crime branch said Patil.
Bhonsale added that during interrogation it was noticed that the accused is a juvenile and habitual offender, he was detained 3 months ago, where 12 mobiles were recovered, but as he is juvenile he was free, today we have recovered 21 smart phones, 1 gold chain and a watch, worth 5,68,000/- rupees, beside this one house break offence and two robbery had been detected from the accused. The Mobiles are theft from the houses in Deccan, Prabhat Road and suburb areas, we appeal citizens to contact Shivaji Nagar Police Station to collect their mobiles with proper evidence said Bhonsale. PCP/DJ 17 30