THREE MORE cases have been registered against alleged gangster Ganjanan Marne and his aides in connection with the procession taken out after his release from Taloja jail on Monday. Police stated this was an try at “sending a message”, and that the cases had been filed beneath Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad and Raigad district police jurisdictions.
The new cases have been registered at Hinjewadi police station in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Warje Malwadi police station in Pune and Khalapur police station in Raigad district after a Pune court docket granted bail to 54-year-old Marne and his aides in connection with a case of making ruckus in Kothrud space.
The court docket additionally denied permission to provide custody of Marne and his aides to Talegaon Dabhade police, who had earlier booked them in connection to the identical procession in which numerous his supporters travelled in vehicles on the Pune-Mumbai expressway and burst crackers. The whole variety of cases registered against Marne and his gang members, after his release from jail, is now 5.
A senior officer stated all these cases have been a method police have been attempting to ship a “clear message” to prison gangs working in and across the metropolis.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Pimpri-Chinchwad), Anand Bhoite stated, “In addition to the case at Talegaon Dabhade police station in our jurisdiction, we have also booked Marne and his aides at Hinjewadi police station. We have issued a notice to him to appear before us in Talegaon Dabhade case. A similar notice will be issued for the case in Hinjewadi police station as well. We will take further action accordingly.”
Talegaon Dabhade police sought from Marne’s custody from the court docket on Wednesday, however have been denied and as a substitute directed to concern a discover to Marne for the reason that sections against him attracted a sentence of lower than seven years.
A case was additionally registered at Warje Malwadi police station in connection with the identical procession. In this case, Marne and his aides have been charged with sections pertaining to illegal meeting, public nuisance and assaulting a police staffer who tried to cease the procession.
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At Khalapur police station in Raigad district, they’ve been booked for allegedly creating ruckus and terrorising employees at Khalapur toll plaza on Pune-Mumbai e-way.
On Wednesday, efforts by Pune Police to maintain Marne and one other alleged gangster Sharad Mohol behind bars didn’t yield outcomes as each have been granted bail, alongside with their aides, in connection to cases registered at Kothrud and Khadak police stations.
Last week, a particular court docket for the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) acquitted Marne and 13 of his aides in connection with the homicide of Santosh Hiraman Gawade alias Pappu, a rival gang member, for the shortage of proof. Earlier, the court docket acquitted 21 of his aides in the homicide of one other rival gang member, Amol Hari Badhe. Both Gawade and Badhe have been affiliated to Marne’s rival Nilesh Ghaywal’s gang. While Gawade was gunned down on November 4, 2014, Badhe was murdered on November 29, 2014.