Steel pipes worth `9 lakh stolen

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI -

The Uran po­lice have reg­is­tered a case af­ter some uniden­ti­fied peo­ple stole steel pipes worth Rs8.54 lakh last week.

The learnt about the theft on Fri­day and reg­is­tered an FIR.

A power transmission com­pany from Kopar Khairane had kept the pipes in an open space near Kalam­base vil­lage for con­struc­tion pur­pose. The cul­prits loaded a trailer with the pipes and ran away. “We are try­ing to find out if it was an act some lo­cal goons,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer from Uran po­lice sta­tion.

“A case un­der sec­tion 379 (pun­ish­ment for theft) of the IPC has been reg­is­tered,” an­other po­lice of­fi­cer said.

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