Cop arrested for stealing 69 seized whiskey bottles from police station

Radhika Dhawad | May 10, 2020 16:45

A cop named Arun and a driver named Rana were arrested for allegedly stealing 69 bottles of whiskey that were seized and kept at Two Town Police Station in Karimnagar district of Telangana. Cops had seized the liquor bottles from storeowners, who had kept their shops open in COVID-19 lockdown despite restrictions. 

When confronted with evidence, the duo confessed that they committed the theft and even supplied the liquor bottles to their acquaintances, as liquor wasn’t available during lockdown. 

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