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Driver loots Rs 7 lakh from Mumbai based  bizman in Deogarh, arrested

19/05/2022 at 9:15 PM

Deogarh, May 19: Deogarh police has arrested a taxi driver on the charges of looting Rs 7 lakh from his master on Thursday.

The accused identified as Mukul Santosh Das was caught red-handed with the cash from a toll gate.

Sources said, a Mumbai based bizman,Nirmal Chandra  who deals with gold ornaments left Mumbai for Kolkata on his car. Out of exhaustion, they halted at night at the Kailash square in Deogarh for a rest. Meanwhile, the driver decamped with Rs 7 lakh from the master’s suitcase in the wee hours.

Being informed, Chandra lodged a complaint with the Deogarh police in the morning.Acting swiftly on it, the police tracked the mobile and nabbed the accused from the Badakudar area.

The whole amount was recovered from the driver during interception. Later, he was forwarded for judicial custody, said police.   

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