Noida: Police arrested four men for allegedly stealing mobile phone parts worth Rs 80 lakh from Samsung’s warehouse in Noida and sending some of these to Hong Kong.
Speaking to ANI, a senior official said, the police also recovered Rs 20.50 lakh from the accused who stole display screens, chargers and other mobile phone related parts and equipment from the tech giant’s warehouse over the past few months.
While briefing to media, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Central Noida, Harish Chander said that a complaint was made by Samsung officials on Saturday at the local Phase II Police Station after which an FIR was registered and investigation was taken up.
In addition to this, he said that “One of the accused, Gaurav Sikka, runs a mobile phone shop in Gaffar Market in Delhi’s Karol Bagh. Sikka would procure the stolen parts from the other three and courier some of them to Hong Kong.”
The accused have been identified as Ashok Kumar, Luvkush Singh and Ajay Lal and the FIR has been lodged under Indian Penal Code section 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 411 (dishonestly receiving property), the officer said.
DCP Chander said to media”A total of 22 boxes of mobile phone parts pegged at Rs 80 lakh were stolen by them. Eighteen boxes have been recovered and Rs 20 lakh earned by them by selling the remaining parts have also been seized.”