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Theft in the warehouse of Namami Gange project in Etawah, guard taken hostage

Thieves stole goods worth Rs 37 lakh belonging to the Namami Gange project last night in a godown located near the tehsil headquarters in Bharthana Kotwali area. During this, the thieves took hostage two guards posted in the security of the godown.

By Team Pardaphash 
Updated Date

A case of theft of lakhs of rupees came to light from the godown of Namami Gange Project in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. Let us tell you that on Sunday night in Etawah, brass items came in the godown of Namami Gange project, out of which unknown miscreants took away about 58 boxes. Goods worth Rs 37 lakh stolen from Jal Jeevan Mission project.

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According to the information, two armed security personnel posted at the godown were taken hostage by unidentified miscreants. After the information, the police is currently investigating the matter. Amit Kumar Srivastava, the admin manager of the Jal Jeevan Mission project, said, “Police have registered a case against four unknown people and started investigation.

SSP Sanjay Kumar Verma said that brass items had come under the Namami Gange project, out of which about 58 boxes are missing. Some thieves carried out the incident. Soon the incident will be revealed and strict action will be taken against the miscreants.

While inspecting the spot, the top police officers called the finger expert team and the forensic team and conducted the investigation. The police also questioned the security guards posted at the spot. On the other hand, as soon as the information about the incident was received, the Inspector General (IG), Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Kanpur and other top officials reached the spot.

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