Calangute Police in Goa has arrested three persons accused and absconding in murder and other crimes related to Maratha Arakshan Morcha in Navi Mumbai.
According to Calangute Police Station Incharge Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi, the accused persons were among the crowd who had committed the crimes of attacking people during the agitation of Maratha Morcha strike that was called by the Maratha people all over Maharashtra on July 25, 2018.
An FIR under sections 326, 302, 143, 147, 148 and 149 IPC was registered at Koparkhairane Police Station at Navi Mumbai. Of the many persons identified as accused by Mumbai Police, the three were hiding in Calangute to deceive the police.
The Crime Branch, Navi Mumbai, requested for cooperation from Calangute Police and then shared valuable details like names and photographs of the accused persons with Calangute Police Station.
A police team zeroed in on the location of the accused persons staying in a hotel. However, the accused persons got hint of the police movement and they left from the hotel in a haste. Further police chased one accused on Calangute Beach and taking along him nabbed the remaining accused subsequently by midnight.
The accused were placed under arrest under section 41 CrPC. They were identified Bhushan Bhagwan Agaskar, Ashish Kale and Chandrashekhar Vishwanath Patil, all residents of Koparkhairane, Navi Mumbai.
The Crime Branch Navi Mumbai Police officers arrived early morning on Thursday and took custody of the three accused persons and left for Mumbai.