Bengaluru Police raids 2,000 houses, 1500 rowdies detained
Bengaluru: After the lockdown was lifted in Bengaluru, City Police conducted extensive raids at 2000 houses, around 1500 rowdies have been detained, in the early hours of Saturday.
Kamal Pant, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City, tweeted, "Lethal weapons, illegal arms, narcotic substances found during the raid have been seized. Besides, land documents, mobile phones, sim cards, and vehicles without valid documents have been seized for examination and verification."
The Commissioner appreciated the excellent operation conducted against rowdies by the jurisdictional police.
The raids were led by Dr. Sanjeev M Patil, IPS, in Kamakshipalya and Byadarahalli in Bengaluru West Division.
Meanwhile, Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), raided Parapanna Agrahara Jail (Bangalore Central Jail). The raid is being conducted from 5 am along with the dog squad.
The Bengaluru Police has seized mobile phones, ganja, knives, cigarette, memory card, sim cards.
As the government relaxed lockdown rules, criminal activities are on the rise in the city. Rekha Kadiresh, an ex-councillor, was hacked to death in broad daylight in the Cottonpet area. The police have arrested five suspects allegedly in touch with the other accused in the case.