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Ludhiana: The Salem Tabri police on Thursday booked two drivers of a courier company for allegedly stealing from its office 60 mobile phones that were to be delivered to customers.
The accused have been identified as Ashok Kumar of Rohtak and Lallan Kumar of New Delhi.
In his complaint to the police, Jagmohan Singh of New Vijay Nagar, who is manager at Blue Dart Express office at Jalandhar Bypass, said they had hired driver Ashok Kumar through Didar Transport Company, New Delhi. Ashok had started stealing valuables from the office and in March, they came to know of it and complained to the transport company, which sent Lallan as his replacement.
Jagmohan alleged that soon after joining, Lallan started stealing mobile phones in cahoots with Ashok. The accused stole more than 60 mobile phones and other valuables from the office that were supposed to be delivered to customers, the manager alleged.
Investigating officer from Salem Tabri police station ASI Jatinder Kumar said a case under Section 381 (theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master) of the IPC has been registered against the accused and a hunt was on to arrest them.