Rural cops return nine missing mobiles to owners

NAGPUR: Superintendent of police, Nagpur rural, Rakesh Ola on Thursday returned nine mobile phones to their owners who had registered complaints at different police stations after their mobiles were stolen. The mobile phones, worth between Rs10,000 and Rs24,000, were traced with the help of cyber cell and Local Crime Branch (LCB).

The cyber cell and LCB of rural police, working on several complaints, went on to trace the missing mobile phones from different locations. The owners, whose cell phones were traced, had been intimated by the SP office about the successful detection of their cases. The mobile phone owners had approached the cops stating that their gadgets should not be misused.

The owners, who had received the mobile phones, expressed happiness at receiving their stolen or missing phones. Many of them said during the programme to hand over the missing handsets that they had got them back when least expected.

The rural police have claimed that work of tracing out another dozen mobile phone handsets was underway. The mobile phones are expected to be tracked down soon and returned with the cyber cell and LCB working under the guidance of SP Ola and Senior PI Sanjay Purandhare, API Varsha Kharsan and others.