Lucknow: 12 arrested for petrol theft at Indian Oil depot

The police team seized five vehicles used for transporting smuggled petrol and registered case against 12 persons.

Published: 28th July 2017 01:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2017 01:13 PM   |  A+A-

Image used for representational purpose.


LUCKNOW: Twelve persons were arrested today for allegedly stealing petrol and diesel from a depot of Indian Oil Corporation in the Nadarganj area here, police said.

The police team seized five vehicles used for transporting smuggled petrol and diesel along with 900 litres of diesel, 70 litres of kerosene, 40 containers and five measuring instruments, a statement by the police said. Apart from these, seven mobile phones and Rs 71,370 were also seized from the accused, it said.

A case has been registered in this regard against the 12 persons, police said, adding efforts are on to arrest the remaining six accused.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp