Raipur: Chhattisgarh Director General of Police (DGP) DM Awasthi on Friday conferred the Super Investigator Award to the outstanding police personnel for quick punishment of life imprisonment to the rape accused.
In addition, 51 policemen were awarded the Indradhanush Award for better work.
Awasthi said that the challenges should be faced firmly. Visiting the scene immediately after the event brings success. Crime against women has to be investigated more sensitively. The sooner the accused are punished, the more confidence public will have in police.
Durg IG Vivekananda Sinha, IG Ratan Lal Dangi, Raigarh SP Santosh Singh, Bemetra SP Divyang Patel were present in the programme.
A minor was abducted from home and raped by unknown accused last year on June 2 in Bemetara. The accused escaped from the spot. The case was completely blind as there were no eyewitnesses in the episode. In this case, about 50,000 mobile numbers were traced.
The Bemetara police arrested truck driver accused of raping the innocent victim with the help of GPS data analysis. The victim identified the accused truck driver and the truck. The accused truck driver Suraj Prajapati who lived in Vidhan Sabha Road Saddu and originally hails from district Garhwa, Jharkhand. A team of 40 policemen were engaged day and night to catch the accused.
Police used new technology GPS data analytics to locate the accused. With the help of this technology, the police analyzed GPS data of about 12,000 trucks passing through the incident site on the night of the incident, which runs on the Kawardha, Bemetara, Simga route. In data analysis, the police found that a truck with the number CG 04-ML 8356 stopped in front of the scene for about 10 minutes at the time of the incident and stopped for a long time between Simga-Bemetra. The truck was caught on June 20 when it returned from Jabalpur.
Recipient of Super Investigator Award includes Deputy Superintendent of Police Rajiv Sharma, Inspector Rajesh Mishra, Sub Inspector Neeta Rajput, Sub Inspector Ranjit Pratap Singh, Assistant Sub Inspector Kanwal Singh Netam, and Principal constable Mohit Chelak.