Jamshedpur: The police have arrested a gang of four criminals from Cable Town under Gomuri police station area in the wee hours today.
One of the dreaded criminals, Sonu Mishra, who is a resident of Jugsalai and is charge-sheeted in as many as a dozen cases, has been nabbed. Others were identified as Surendra Singh, a resident of Golpahadi, Parsudih, Birbal Das, of Shankerpur, Parsudih and Chandrajit Singh, a resident of Birsanagar Zone No 7.
During the arrest, the police seized four pistols, including two sophisticated pistols of 7.65 bore, a magazine and seven live cartidges from the possession from those arrested.
Senior superintendent of police, Amol V Homkar said acting on a tip off, we conducted raid and caught them. He said the police are trying to find out the whereabouts of those who managed to escape.
“ Those arrested will be grilled for their links with different criminal activities taken place in the city from past few months,” said the police officer.
Concerned over rising cases of crime, during the past 24 hours the police have taken as many as 15 warantees from different parts of the city.
Patrolling teams will also include women constables. The idea is to prevent eve-teasing cases and ensure that nobody is able to forcibly enter picnic spots and party venues. Ladies constables will also be deployed in some of the sensitive areas marked by the police to tackle with the eve teasers. They have been instructed to take action immediately if any instance of eve teasing found around them. “We are dedicated to provide peaceful atmosphere to the people for New Year celebrations and we are doing our best for that,” the he said.
“During this season eve-teasing cases register an increase at the picnic spots so the district women cell of the police has planned to work in coordination with the respective local police stations to prevent incidents of eve-teasing in the picnic spots,” said an
official of the district women’s cell.
The policemen in plain clothes, with baton and torch will move around in the parks to guard the picnickers. In addition to this police patrolling will be increased at weekends at the park areas.