Uran alert: CM Fadnavis asks people not to worry, Navi Mumbai cops release sketch of suspect

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis appealed to citizens not to panic and said all precautions are being taken after a high alert was sounded in Mumbai.

FP Staff September 23, 2016 08:45:45 IST
Uran alert: CM Fadnavis asks people not to worry, Navi Mumbai cops release sketch of suspect

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday appealed to citizens not to panic and said all precautions are being taken after a high alert was sounded along the Mumbai coast and adjoining areas on Thursday after a group of men were spotted moving suspiciously near a naval base at Uran in Raigad district.

Fadnavis who is enroute to Mumbai from United States, spoke to the state Director General of Police Satish Mathur, Mumbai Police Commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar and Intelligence Commissioner.

The Maharashtra CMO tweeted:

A high alert was sounded along the Mumbai coast and adjoining areas on Thursday after a group of men were spotted moving suspiciously near a naval base at Uran in Raigad district, leading to multi-agency search operations by multiple agencies.

Uran alert CM Fadnavis asks people not to worry Navi Mumbai cops release sketch of suspect

Navi Mumbai Police released a sketch of the person linked with the Uran high alert. Image procured by Sanjay Sawant/Firstpost

The Navi Mumbai Police also released the sketch of one of the five suspects linked with the high alert.

According to India Today, a girl studying in Class X and a boy in Class IX in Uran had reported seeing masked men and had helped the Navi Mumbai Police come up with a sketch of one of the suspects.

The sketch was circulated to all investigating agencies and local informers are now trying to find the person in the sketch.

The CMO Maharashtra also appealed to citizens not to believe in rumours. At the same time, it advised them to inform police if they found "something unusual".

With inputs from PTI

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