Delhi: Wanted criminal carrying Rs 5 lakhs held by Inter-State Cell, Crime Branch


A team of Inter State Cell, Crime Branch, Delhi has arrested one wanted criminal having reward of Rs. 5 lakhs declared on his arrest by CBI, Mumbai. The accused Dhaval Trivedi alias Mukhtiyar Singh alias Satnam Singh alias Surjeet Singh, s/o Harsh Chandra Trivedi, r/o Karelibag, Vadodara, Gujarat, Age- 50 years wanted in case FIR No. RC0292019S0008 dated 01.05.2019 U/s 366 IPC PS CBI/ACB/Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The accused was absconding since August 2018.

The accused Dhaval Trivedi was convicted for life imprisonment in case FIR No. 44/12 U/s POCSO Act, PS Paddhari, Rajkot, Gujarat. He came out on parole and again committed similar offence registered vide FIR No. 65/18 U/s 366 IPC PS Chotila, Gujarat. The investigation of this case was transferred to CBI by order of Hon’ble Gujarat High Court, on which CBI registered subsequent case FIR No. RC0292019S0008 Dated 01.05.2019 U/s 366 IPC PS CBI/ACB/Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 


A communication was received from CBI regarding one criminal wanted in case FIR No. RC0292019S0008 Dated 01.05.2019 U/s 366 IPC PS CBI/ACB/Gandhinagar, Gujarat. As the accused is in the profession of teaching and habitual of luring and sexually exploiting the minor girls during tuitions. A reward of Rs. 5 Lakhs was also declared by CBI, Mumbai on his arrest. 

In view of sensitivity and habitual conduct of wanted accused the above said details were briefed by Insp. Neeraj Chaudhary to the team to develop information on the basis of past movements and contacts of accused. The concerned I.O. CBI, Mumbai was also contacted to get more information regarding above said accused. 

On the basis of analysis of movements, contacts and technical surveillance, the movement of accused was suspected in Industrial Town, Baddi, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. On this information, a team led by Insp. Neeraj Chaudhary, consisting of SI Surender Rana, ASIs Yatander Malik, Rakesh Kumar, Sukender Rajkumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Gulab Singh and Ct. Naveen Kumar under the supervision of Sandeep Lamba, ACP/ISC/Crime was constituted. 

On 12.09.2020, the team zeroed in a location in Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh and raid was conducted with the help of technical surveillance and source information. After thorough search of the Industrial Area of Baddi, it came to notice that the wanted accused Dhaval Trivedi is working as Guard in factory to conceal his identity and used to live in factory itself. When the team reached at the factory, it was found that the accused has left the job two days back. However, the painstaking efforts of the team bore results and the team succeeded in tracing him and arrested him. reporter