The Navi Mumbai police have arrested the motive force of a container truck for allegedly stealing a consignment of ready-made clothes price over Rs 34 lakh, an official mentioned on Wednesday.
In keeping with the police, a consignment of readymade clothes price Rs 34,82,957 was loaded in a container at Kolkata and dispatched to a godown at Kalamboli in Navi Mumbai on December 24, 2020.
The consignment was presupposed to be shipped out from Nhava Sheva port, nevertheless it did not attain the godown until December 30, the official mentioned.
Based mostly on a criticism lodged by the logistics firm, the crime department started probe within the case, he mentioned.
Appearing on a tip-off, a entice was laid close to Kalamboli bridge on Monday and arrested the container truck driver Jitendra Surendra Rai, 34, he mentioned.
The police additionally traced the container, which was deserted together with the consignment on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, he mentioned, including that the entire worth of the seizure was over Rs 59 lakh.
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