Nagpur: Financial forensic auditors have been engaged to assess and trace “benami” properties worth crores of rupees deposited by the sand mafia, City police chief Amitesh Kumar said on Tuesday.
Besides busting the sand and narco mafia, He also assured that there will be a ‘feel good factor’ in the city by December 31, Including injury attacks like rioting, hurt, murder, assaults unlike any decline in the past two decades due to his team’s efforts over the past year-and-a-half.
The top cops, who were accompanied by a mob of Additional CP Navinchandra Reddy, Neeva Jain, and DCP, He is said to have written to the Maharashtra State Mining Corporation to help him calculate and quantify the amount of sand that has been stolen and misused by the sand mafia. And the entire supply chain is currently under the watch of the crime branch.
Highly appreciating the efforts of City police chief Amitesh Kumar, DCP Chinmoy Pandit, and his crime branch team, he said that He has also written to various government departments like NHAI, Zilla Parishad, Gosikhurd project, railways, PWD, Pench irrigation projects and such government agencies asking them to verify the electronic Transit Pass deposited by them while receiving sand from private suppliers, which are still under investigation.
Special Investigation Team is preparing to register more crimes in sand mafia cases
The top police officer also said, “We have already arrested one in the case filed by MOIL and now further action may be taken in the same case as a fake electronic Transit Pass was misused to supply sand to them.”
He has also said that the recent arrest of sand mafia kingpin Amol Khorgade and other similar actions in different cases have also revealed that around 990 ETPs had been issued elsewhere. And the sands were stolen and used elsewhere for supplies. He also said, “Many more arrests and action are being taken. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) is preparing to register more crimes in sand mafia cases, CP said.
“We’re also very curious to know how and where they put their nonprofit’s profits and how the cash flow was managed,” Kumar said. He has also said that his aim is to make Nagpur crime free. In which a case has been registered against more than 100 goons under the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities (MPDA) Act and another 100 have been arrested under MCOCA.