11 January 2019 Current Affairs:
The Gangavaram circle police of Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh, received the Award for the Best Crime Detection (ABCD) for 2018 from the Chief Secretary Anil Chandra Punetha and Director General of Police R.P. Thakur in Vijayawada.
The award was conferred on the circle personnel for solving the gold theft case that took place under the Bangarupalem station limits on December 8 last. Within a week, special parties formed by Superintendent of Police (SP) Vikrant Patil zeroed in on the Maharashtra gang and nabbed five accused, besides recovering 4.3 kg of gold out of the 5.75 kg gold lifted by the gang from two executives of a Mumbai gold dealer.