The crime branch department of the Pune police has arrested a 21-year-old youth suspected of robbing people at gun point at Vetal Tekdi in Gokhale Nagar.
According to the police, Kishor Punjabrao Wadekar, a resident of Wadarwadi, has two more accomplices — Roshan Pavar and Sachin.
A Canon camera worth Rs 35,000, two cell phones worth Rs 30,000 and an air gun have been recovered from his possession.
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Following a tip-off to constable Chetan Gore, a team
led by Inspector Rajendra Kadam nabbed Wadekar from Patil Estate slums in Shivajinagar on Tuesday.
So far, two complaints of robberies at Vetal Tekdi on September 9 have been registered under their names at the Chaturshringi police station.
As per the complaints, Wadekar and his accomplices snatched cell phones and MP3 player from Humraj Singh (26), resident of Bavdhan, and his friend around 2.30 pm on September 9.
Assistant police inspector Pramod Kshirsagar is investigating the case.
The trio then snatched camera and cell phones from 16-year-old Siddharth Girish Apte around 3 pm on the same day.
A resident of Karve Nagar, Apte, had gone to Vetal Tekdi with this friend Yash Junnarkar to click pictures.
Assistant police inspector Sandesh Kenjale is investigating the case.