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Mumbai Police conducts overnight 'All Out Operation' in city, arrests eight wanted accused

Updated on: 04 May,2024 05:38 PM IST  |  Mumbai
Asif Rizvi | asif.ali@mid-day.com

Mumbai Police conducted a special overnight 'All Out Operation' in the city and nabbed as many as eight wanted or absconded accused

Mumbai Police conducts overnight 'All Out Operation' in city, arrests eight wanted accused

Mumbai Police officials during a nakabandi on Saturday. Pic/Mumbai Police

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Mumbai Police conducted a special overnight 'All Out Operation' in the city and nabbed as many as eight wanted or absconded accused, the police said on Saturday.


According to the police, Mumbai Police conducted the operation on the intervening night of May 3 and 4. The operation involved a coordinated effort by the cops across the city. 


Top police officials, including Additional Commissioners of Police, Deputy Police Commissioners, Divisional Assistant Commissioners, and Senior Police Inspectors, were part of the massive operation ahead of the voting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 in Mumbai on May 20. The motive was keep up and maintain the law and order in the city, sources said.


The police said, Mumbai Police's special 'All Out Operation' was undertaken in the city under the guidance of Mumbai Police Commissioner, Vivek Phansalkar and Special Mumbai Police Commissioner, Deven Bharti and Joint Commissioner Satyanarayan Chaudhary.

All the regions in city police's jurisdiction, zonal divisions under Mumbai Police jurisdiction and the traffic police were part of the operation in which several offenders were nabbed, the police said.

During the operation, a significant combing effort was carried out, resulting in the arrest of as many as eight suspects who had either been wanted or absconded in criminal cases. 

Action was taken against 53 people against whom non-bailable warrants were issued, the police said.

A thorough investigation under the NDPS ACT cases was also undertaken during the operation, resulting in as many as five drugs cases. 

The officials also took action against illegal possession of weapons and preventive actions were taken in 49 cases.

"Two illegal firearms were confiscated by the police officials and two people have been arrested in the matter during the special operation," an official said.

Action was also taken against 154 illegal hawkers in the city.

The operation was also focused on maintaining public safety in Mumbai. The police also inspected 800 establishments, including hotels, lodges, and musafirkhanas.

Mumbai Police also conducted nakabandis at 111 spots in the city, a staggering 7233 two-wheeler and four-wheeler vehicles were inspected during organised nakabandis. 

Around 77 motorists were penalised under the Motor Vehicle Act (MV Act) for drink and drive and action was taken against 2440 in various cases of MV Act, the police said.

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