In a bizarre incident, a man who stole tomatoes worth over Rs. 57,000 from suburban Dahisar’s vegetable market has been arrested by Mumbai Police.
It was reported that 54-year old Radheshyam Gupta stole tomatoes worth Rs 57,000 from a vegetable shop Dahisar last month on July 18.
Seems like, after the tomatoes prices touched the sky, the tomatoes lovers didn’t find any option but to steal it from the market.
The accused has been sent to the Police custody by a Local Court until August 18.
The accused was booked under the section of 379 (theft) of IPC.
It was learnt that around 300Kg of tomatoes were stolen.
Although, the prices of tomatoes has increased to Rs 100 per kg last month in some parts of the country.