Nowadays, cases of motor vehicle theft which is criminal act of stealing a motor vehicle, is increasing in India.
To curb these, various initiatives have been taken by state authorities. One such state is Madhya Pradesh. Police headquarters there have instructed all the district police stations to curb this crime. Under the leadership of Mr. Pradeep Sharma, the district superintendent of police VEHICLE CHECKING CAMPAIGN have been implemented by the district police stations.
This campaign has seen some positive results. In compliance to this the Kurawar police team was successful in arresting two vehicle thieves. There was a vehicle checking drive being carried forward at Tallen road in the district by Kurla RS Divakar and police station. It was being done under guidance of additional superintendent of police Mr. Naval Singh Sisodia and sub divisional officer Mr Nagendra Singh Bass.
There were two motorcyclists who were stopped and questioned on basis of suspicion but they could not provided any satisfactory answers regarding papers of ownership. After strict inquiry they accepted their crime of stealing 5 motorcycles. Sattar shah one of the accused accepted theft of 3 splendor motorcycles from different places and other one Raghuvir stole motorcycle TVS sports from Sehore. The motorcycles were seized under IPC section 379 and 380 and section 41 in code of criminal procedure.
Vehicle theft rate is on rise.Offenders have also started using even the social media as an easy platform to commit these crime like through OLX app. Vehicles checking campaigns should be part of the security policy of every state. Police should become more strict and not get swayed away by money. With efficient authorities and vigilant citizens we can put a stop on these crimes.
Editing -Shruti saxena