Trailer worth ` 13 lakh stolen from Uran
A trailer worth Rs12.93 lakh, which was parked on Navghar- Chirner Road on Sunday night, was stolen. The Uran police have registered a case against unidentified people.
According to the police, driver Hemant Rane, 48, a resident of Mulund, had parked the vehicle on the road and gone away for some work around 11pm.
He returned to the spot a few hours later only to realise the trailer was missing.
He l ater approached t he police and registered an FIR. However, the police have not been able to make any breakthrough so far.
“We h ave re gistered a case under sections 379 of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC) against the unidentified culprits. We hope to solve the case soon,” said an officer from Uran police station.
According to police sources, as many as 594 vehicles were stolen from the satellite city last year. The police managed to recover only 142 of them, which is a mere 24% of the total number of stolen vehicles.
The police said most vehicle thieves were not residents of the city.
“They come here, steal a vehicle and flee. If not arrested, they come again to commit another crime after a few months,” the officer said.