Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh:
Smartphones value round Rs 2 crore looted from a automobile which was carrying the consignment to Mumbai, by accused in Chittoor close to Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu border, police stated on Wednesday.
Nagari city police official stated that driver of the automobile was thrashed, tied up and thrown out of the automobile.
“One Irfan, driver of a container lorry got here to Nagari city police station on Wednesday morning at round 8.30 AM. He stated that he was coming from Sriperambudur of Tamil Nadu and was on technique to Mumbai. He was taking the lorry from Xiaomi cellular manufacturing unit at Sriperumbudur. He stated that the automobile was at Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh borders at midnight on Tuesday when one other lorry intercepted him,” the official stated.
“Irfan stated that the individuals from one other lorry thrashed him, tied him and took his lorry to a secluded place. They left him, looted the property within the container and ran away, leaving Irfan alone. He additional stated that one way or the other he walked to Nagari city, and native individuals directed him to Nagari City Police Station,” the official added.
Nagari city police took Irfan and began looking for the container lorry. They might hint out the lorry at round 11 AM at an space between Narayanavanam and Puttur.
“The police contacted Sriperambudur unit of the cellular manufacturing firm and gave info to them over the cellphone. The representatives of the corporate rushed to Nagari by round 3.30 PM as we speak. Then the police took them to the container for checking the property. Firm representatives checked the container and knowledgeable that Eight bundles out of a complete of 16 bundles of cell phones are stolen from the container. The price of the stolen property is roughly Rs 2 crores,” the official stated.
Primarily based on the grievance made by the corporate consultant, police have registered FIR.
“Driver Irfan is taken into custody. An investigation into the case is launched. Particular groups are shaped to catch the culprits,” the official stated.