PUNE: The police on Thursday arrested five criminals on the police record, all members of the Andekar gang, for abusing and shoving two policemen in an inebriated condition at Lamantanda Vasti in Pashan.
A magisterial court later ordered the remand of one of the arrested suspects, Shivam Andekar (25) in police custody till February 22 and sent the remaining four, Rahul Khetre (40), Sairaj Kakade (23) and Sameer Tambe (31), and Sadrul Dake (28) to the Yerawada prison under magisterial custody remand.
Senior inspector of the Chatushrungi police station Anil Shewale said, “Assistant inspector Vishal Pawar and his team were patrolling in Pashan at around 3am when they spotted a recklessly driven car and asked it to halt. The suspects were angered and got into a dispute with the police team. They abused and misbehaved with Pawar and his colleague. After the dispute between them became heated, the suspects pushed and shoved the policemen.”