Police arrests two youngsters for stealing onions worth over ₹21,000 from Dongri

A whopping 168 kilos of onions, which is worth over ₹21,160, were stolen from the shops on the intervening night of December 5 and December 6

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Onion prices have witnessed a surge within the past few days and it is now selling for ₹100 per kg in various states in India. Amid onion price rise, Mumbai Police have arrested two youngsters for stealing onions worth ₹21,160 from two shops in the Dongri, Mumbai.

According to a report by ANI, the theft happened a week ago but the arrests were made on Tuesday, December 10. A whopping 168 kilos of onions, which is worth over ₹21,160, were stolen from the shops on the intervening night of December 5 and December 6. The incident was captured by the CCTV installed in the area.

On the basis of the footage, the accused were identified as Sabir Mohammed Shafiq Shaikh (33) and Mohammed Imran Abdul Latif Shaikh (22) who worked in nearby chicken shops.

Mumbai police have registered a case of theft in Dongri police station under Section 379 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Total 168 kg onions valued around ₹20,160 (according to the FIR) were stolen," police said in a statement as reported by ANI.

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