Pune: Truck driver arrested for selling 112 cans out of essential delivery consignment

Chaitraly Deshmukh
Monday, 7 September 2020

According to the police, "Shinde received an order consignment from an oil company in Khopoli to transport oil cans. Shinde filled 20-tonne cans of oil from that company in the truck of the suspect."

Pune: A truck driver who was assigned a delivery for essential goods, sold 112 edible oil cans to a dealer. In this regard, the police have registered a case against the truck driver. The incident took place in Bhosari area between July 15 and 17.

Manoj Kumar Kakasaheb Shinde (34), a resident of Bhekrainagar, Hadapsar lodged a First Information with Bhosari Police Station.

Accordingly, the police registered a case against the truck driver Suresh Prakash Rajole (25), a resident of Laxminagar, Dighi, a native of Pirupatel Wadi, from Latur.

According to police, "Complainant Shinde and arrested suspect Rajole were both known to each other for a long time. Shinde received an order consignment from an oil company in Khopoli to transport oil cans. Shinde filled 20-tonne cans of oil from that company in the truck of the suspect. In Bhosari area, the suspect stole and sold 112 cans of oil weighing 1,680 kg worth for Rs 1.68 lakh. During the scrutinisation, this incident came to light, based on which Shinde lodged a complaint with police. Accordingly, we have arrested Rajole."

He added, "We are investigating the case and checking in the past if a similar act has been done. During the investigation, Rajole revealed that he committed the crime for easy money."

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