Pune: The Pune Rural Police have organised an exhibition giving details about unidentified bodies, missing persons, victims of unsolved murders from July 10 to 12 at the Pune Rural Police Headquarters located off Pashan Road. On the first day, seven people were able to identify their relatives. The photo exhibition is open from 9 am to 8 pm. The information displayed is from various police districts across Maharashtra, including Pune City, Pune Rural, Solapur Rural, Solapur City, Satara, Thane Rural, Palghar, Kolhapur, Navi Mumbai, Ahmednagar and Sangli.
Around 25,000 photos and relevant details have been put up, including information about 103 unsolved murder victims.
Special IG (Kolhapur range) Vishwas Nangre-Patil expressed hope that relatives of missing persons may come to this exhibition and help identify as many of the bodies as possible, “We have provided these details on the website as well, but not everyone will be able to access these. We have put up information about unidentified bodies in murder cases too. Any identification related to them might help solve the murders,” Patil added.
He highlighted the need for proper communication between the public and the police in missing person cases. “Many times, after a person is reported missing, they come back home. This especially might happen in the case of students after exams, or if any quarrels happen. In such a case, it is the duty of the family to inform the police station.”
The officer requested the public to report cases properly. “I found that that while missing girls are reported by the family promptly, only 1 in 2 missing boys are
They might leave and fall in bad company; some might leave to join terrorist organisations.”