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Medicines worth Rs 4.5 lakh seized Saturday, May 26, 2001
Ahmedabad, May 25: City Crime branch officals apprehended five people and seized Rs 4.55 lakh worth of stolen medicines along with a truck. The crime branch officials were acting on a tip off that some miscreants where trying to sell the stolen medicines to a chemist.
The incident occurred on Thursday in the wee hours when inspector Aryan Desai and a team from the crime branch waited for the accused to come at the appointed place at LBS Stadium, Bapunagar.
The accused, in the truck tried to make a run for it when the police tried to catch them but where caught. The recovered goods included 1017 injections and is valued at Rs 4.55 lakhs.
The accused had stolen the medicines worth Rs 10 lakhs from a godown at Sarkhej on March 9.
The names of those apprehended are Pratap Thakur and Suresh Thakur both from Bapunagar, Raju Patel from Sabramati, Kamlesh Sharma from Naroda and Biswas Sharma from Maninagar.
News Source : The AsianAge Ahmedabad Edition [ The coolest Newspaper for city ]