VIJAYAWADA: In a prime case of cell phone robbery, unidentified miscreants allegedly thrashed a lorry motive force and robbed a truck load of cellular phones of a particular brand near Dagadarthi village at National Highway sixteen in Nellore district of Andhra Praesh inside the wee hours of Wednesday.
According to Kavali rural police, the incident befell even as the truck driving force stopped his vehicle to take rest.
Around four miscreants allegedly thrashed him black and blue and tied him to a tree leaving him in an helpless role. Soon, they fled away with the truck containing round Rs 1 crore worth of mobile telephones and later stopped the vehicle at Gowravaram village and transferred the cellular telephones to any other unidentified truck and fled from the spot.
Locals who found the driving force tied to the tree rescued him and informed the police. Cops later located the empty truck parked on the side of the street. Cops said that the truck turned into transporting the cell telephones costing between Rs 6,000 and Rs 14,000 apiece from Sri City, special monetary area to Kolkata.
Cops additionally expressed suspicion that this may be a preplanned robbery attempt from a person inside the corporation. A theft case changed into registered by means of Dagadarthi sub-inspector Ankamma. Further investigation continues to be on to find out the miscreants