Guntur: Mobile phones worth ₹ 80 lakh stolen from container in Andhra.
Police said that as many as 980 mobile phones worth about ₹ 80 lakh were stolen from a container in a car in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district on Wednesday.
While briefing to the media, Ammireddy, Guntur Urban Superintendent of Police (SP), said that the container was meant to be taken from Tirupati to Kolkata.
In addition to this, police said that “A driver behind the vehicle which was carrying the box saw the container open at the crossing toll gate at Kaja near Guntur city and immediately alerted the driver. The driver contacted the Mangalagiri Rural Police Station and I requested an investigation into the matter”.
Ammireddy furtherly said, “A number of 980 mobile phones worth approximately ₹ 80 lakhs have been stolen. It is primarily understood that the container door was cut and the goods inside were stolen. We are trying to find out the details of the accused based on the cell phone signals and CCTV camera footage. This might be the handiwork of a Madhya Pradesh or Tamil Nadu gang.”
“Five special teams including the “clues team” have been informed. We will soon catch the thieves,” he added.