Police conduct simultaneous search operations at residencies of recurring offenders and rowdy sheeters throughout Bengaluru
Early Saturday morning, the Bengaluru City Police, together with the Central Crime Branch (CCB) carried out simultaneous raids and search operations in varied elements of town together with at Central Jail, Parappana Agrahara.
Around 5 am, CCB groups raided the jail and recovered weapons resembling knives and daggers, marijuana and mobile phones and SIM playing cards from inmates. “The raids were carried out after we received credible information that several gangsters and rowdies were carrying out activities from inside the prison,” stated a supply. Several groups together with doq squads carried out the search and made the seizures.
The police had been additionally probing the attainable involvement of jail officers who did not examine the narcotics. Another trigger for concern is the variety of mobile phones seized dispute jammers in place. “We are analysing the mobile phones and SIM cards to ascertain illegal activities,” stated Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime).
At the identical time, town police additionally carried out huge search operations and raided residences of rowdies and recurring offenders. “We have recovered a huge number of lethal weapons and rounded up several habitual offenders. Enquiries are being conducted,” stated a senior police officer.
Residences of 116 rowdies searched in Whitefield
In Whitefield, the police carried out operations on the residences of 116 rowdies of their jurisdiction and recovered 2.5 kgs of marijuana and deadly weapons resembling knives, daggers and machetes from them.
Three rowdies have been booked underneath NDPS Act whereas 15 have been booked underneath Section 110 ( safety for good behaviour from recurring offenders) of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC),” D. Devraj, DCP, Whitefield stated.
These raids had been carried out within the backdrop of two brazen murders that had been carried out in broad daylight at public locations within the final two weeks — financier Madan and former civic councillor Rekha Kadiresh.
The police have additionally been cracking down on the sale of medication within the metropolis, growing border checks and inspecting premises of personal courier corporations which can be typically used to ship consignments of narcotics.