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Six persons arrested from Uran in Navi Mumbai for looting worth Rs 1.5 crore

Thane: Six persons were arrested Monday from Uran in Navi Mumbai for allegedly looting 25 tonne copper, worth Rs 1.5 crore, from a container truck on May 14, police said.

The incident occurred between Ghavan Phata and Belapur Reti bunder when the truck carrying copper was headed towards Silvassa, the capital of Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

A gang of six men sitting in a car stopped the truck, attacked its driver, and fled with 25 tonne copper, a police officer said. Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said all the six men have been remanded in police custody till May 26.

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