Vijayawada

Five held for ‘stealing’ lorry laden with liquor

The Nandigama police arrested five persons on charge of stealing a lorry laden with liquor worth of ₹60 lakh, on Wednesday.

According to Nandigama Deputy Superintendent of Police G.V. Ramana Murthy, the five-member gang allegedly managed to unlock the lorry engine that was parked on the NH-65 at Kanchikacharla village on August 3 and drove it to an isolated location before they looted the liquor stock.

“The lorry was found abandoned 10 km from where it was parked on August 3 and the gang members including the kingpin N. Charan Sujeeth were arrested,” the DSP said.

The accused were produced before a court on Wednesday.

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