Three years after they were arrested by the Kashimira police for their involvement in a spate of robberies, a duo has been awarded a three-year jail sentence following their conviction for the crimes by First Class Judicial Magistrate, Smt. V.V. Rao Jadeja of Thane court on Thursday.
The duo identified as Annudeju Salian alias Parshuram and Anandkumar Samar Bahadur Singh alias Monu, have been convicted for their involvement in eight cases of robberies committed by them in the region. Both had been booked under section 392 of the Indian Penal Code.
The investigating team led by police officer R.N.Gaikwad under the supervision of senior police inspector Sanjay Hazare collected strong evidence and filed a watertight charge sheet in a time-bound manner, which ensured that the culprits were nailed for their involvement in the crimes.
Apart from the jail sentence, the convicts will have to pay Rs. 1,000 penalty failing which they will have to spend an additional period of ten days in jail as simple imprisonment.