West Division police raided 180 Rowdy-Sheeter houses and drug peddlers residence,121 detained,

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

In a bid to crack down on rowdy elements and habitual offenders,West divisions Police raided houses of 180 rowdies and conducted searches on their house and drug peddlers house

As many as 121 suspects have been detained for questioning while cases booked against three wine shops in the market area which were operating in early hours.

As many as 600 police personnel divided into several teams led by,DCP,West,Dr Sanjeev M Patil,DCP,and his team conducted the drive across the six police stations in the west division including Chamarajpet,Cottonpet,JJ Nagar,KP Agrahara and Magadi road and the team raided the house and searches for contrabands and weapons .

Leo,Karthik,Hidayat,Wasim pasha,Decree Saleem,
Ayub Khan,Vinod,Venkatesh,Vijay and Satish were detained for questioning on Suspect basis.

The police team under ACPs,as,P Ravikumar, Nanjundegowda and Kodandarama formed a special team headed by PIs,as, Kumaraswamy BG,BS Lokhapur,Manjunath,Sadananda M, Sreenivas M, Praveen K,and conducted raid in the areas of Padarayanapura,Anjanappa garden,Jolly mohalla,Netaji Nagar,Gopalpura,Shamanna garden,Bapuji Nagar,Cholurpalya, Manjunathnagar,Bhuvaneshwarinagar,Bakshi Garden,Azad Nagar,Goripalya,Magadi road,KP Agrahara,and other areas.

Many of the rowdies and habitual offenders were later rounded up and produced before senior police officers as part of the parade.

The rowdies and habitual offenders have been strictly warned to keep away from anti-social activities or face strict action,a senior police officer,said .

So far the police have not found anything objectionable but few of the habitual offenders were found missing from home during the search.

The police have summoned them for questioning to ascertain their whereabouts,a police officer, said and a drive will be continued for the safety of general public and society.