STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Gas agency staffer in Navi Mumbai held with 103 filled cylinders

A gas agency staffer was arrested allegedly with 103 filled cooking gas cylinders in Navi Mumbai, police said.

Published: 10th July 2021 11:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th July 2021 12:13 AM   |  A+A-

LPG Cylinder

For representational purposes (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

THANE: A gas agency staffer was arrested allegedly with 103 filled cooking gas cylinders in Navi Mumbai, police said on Saturday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone I) Suresh Mengde said reports of gas cylinders being stolen in Navi Mumbai area had come in and a Nerul police team set up to probe them zeroed in on Sriram Vishnoi in Panvel area.

"He works in a gas agency and was selling these stolen cylinders at Rs 3,000 each. He has confessed to four incidents that took place in Nerul and one in APMC police station limits. The seizure, of 103 filled cylinders and three tempos, is worth over Rs 10 lakh," the DCP said.



Comments

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 newindianexpress.com 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 newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com 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. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp