Published On : Thu, Aug 4th, 2016

Goods worth Rs 3 lakh stolen from parked truck in Lakadganj

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Goods worth Rs 3 lakh were stolen from a parked truck in Transport Nagar area in Lakadganj between Sunday and Monday last. Cops have launched a search to apprehend the unidentified burglar(s).

The driver of the Eicher truck (GJ/X 2424), laden with 142 bales of cloth, parked his truck at Transport Nagar Truck Parking Zone, Old Bhandara Road, Lakadganj around 4 pm on Sunday (July 31). He later went for some transport-related work and also for rest. However, when the truck driver returned to his vehicle around 9.30 am the next day (August 1), he was shocked to find lock of the rear flap broken and 25 bales of cloth worth Rs 3 lakh missing. He immediately informed about the theft to the owner of the truck Dashrathbhai Hemdas Patel, native of Surat City, Gujarat and also lodged a complaint with Lakadganj police.

PSI Masram has booked the unidentified burglar(s) under Section 379 of the IPC and searching for them.