Goods price over Rs 70 lakh have been looted allegedly by means of villagers and passersby after a container truck overturned Maharashtra’s Osmanabad, with police having to shape groups to release a seek operation in within sight spaces to get other people to go back the pieces they’d made away with, an reliable mentioned on Tuesday.
The incident came about at the Solapur-Aurangabad freeway stretch at round 3am on Monday, the reliable mentioned.
“The truck was carrying mobile phones, computers, LEDs, toys and other electronic items. Villagers and passersby started taking away these things after they fell on the road, while some cut open the door of the overturned container. A team of the local police as well as the riot control squad had to be deployed to restore order,” he mentioned.
While some villagers returned the products at the attraction of the police, many didn’t, and then groups searched the within sight spaces to get other people to go back what they’d taken from the truck, he mentioned.
“Items worth Rs 70 lakh may have been looted and we have so far managed to retrieve 40 per cent of them. The operation to get more people to give back what they have taken is underway,” senior police reliable Motichand Rathod mentioned.