In a resolute crackdown on organized crime, the Pimpri Chinchwad Police have taken stringent action against criminals in 2023 by invoking the Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act (MCOCA). According to the latest updates from the official Twitter handle of the Pimpri Chinchwad Police, an unprecedented number of 226 criminals have faced the imposition of MCOCA in the first seven months of this year alone.
Pimpri Chinchwad has been grappling with around 24 active gangs, and the police authorities have been relentless in their pursuit to curb their activities. The decision to impose MCOCA on 226 criminals is a testament to their dedication and firm resolve to eradicate crime from the region.
A glance at the historical data reveals the escalating efforts of the Pimpri Chinchwad Police in tackling organized crime. In 2018, MCOCA was applied to seven accused, which significantly increased to 59 in 2019 and 50 in 2020. The following year, 2021, saw a notable surge with 187 accused facing MCOCA charges, and in 2022, 129 accused were brought under the ambit of this stringent law. The current year, 2023, has witnessed an unprecedented number, reaching 226 accused facing the consequences of this powerful act, underscoring the severity of the situation and the need for a robust response.
The Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act (MCOCA) is a potent legislative tool that empowers law enforcement to combat organized crime effectively. By invoking this act, the Pimpri Chinchwad Police signal their unyielding commitment to maintaining law and order in the region.
The police’s dedication towards ensuring the safety and security of the citizens of Pimpri Chinchwad is commendable. Their continuous efforts to dismantle criminal networks and bring perpetrators to justice have earned them respect and appreciation from the community they serve. With the imposition of MCOCA on a record number of criminals in 2023, the Pimpri Chinchwad Police send a clear message that criminal activities will not be tolerated, and the law will prevail to safeguard the city and its residents.