During intensive checking drive of GRP police on Saturday in the wake of Lok Sabha elections, Government Railway Police (GRP) Bhopal arrested a miscreant and recovered 85 mobile phones worth Rs 8.16 lakh from his possession.
He failed to provide any document, regarding mobile and cash. The nabbed accused was identified as Shaikh Shoaib of Itarsi and was nabbed while he was waiting to board train to Itarsi.
SHO of GRP, Bhopal, Hemant Shrivastava, said that after the person was nabbed with the mobile phones in charge of flying squad-3, JM Suresh Singh along with the team members JE BMC Uma Shankar Sharma and ASI Umrao Singh reached the spot and started investigation.
A total of 85 mobile phones were recovered from Shoaib’s possession. The mobile phones are worth Rs 81,6761. The SFT team was informed soon after the man was nabbed with the mobile phones.
Police said that whether the mobile phones were stolen or transported illegally, would be investigated. The Itrarsi police has been contacted and details of the accused would be searched in the further investigation.
The special vigil team of GRP, Bhopal, has been working to check illegally transported cash and other valuables which could impact during the Lok Sabha elections and till date, massive cash over Rs 4.4 crore has been seized along with other valuables.