Agra News : For the second time in 17 days, the closed shop of currency exchange located at Rajpur Chungi Military Road of Sadar Thana area of Agra was targeted for the second time in 17 days at 5 am on Friday morning. By breaking the knob of the shutter, he stole seventy thousand rupees along with the garland of notes. The incident of theft was captured in the CCTV installed at the shop.
Suresh Chand Agarwal, a resident of Laxmi Nagar Rajpur Chungi, runs a currency exchange and pickle marmalade shop on Military Road. He told that on Thursday night at around 10 pm, he closed the shop and went home. Came to the shop on Friday morning. Saw that the knob of the shutter was broken.
When I opened the shutters and looked inside the shop, the CCTV cameras were hanging broken. Although the entire incident of theft was captured in CCTV camera. Around 5 in the morning a young man comes with a mask on his face. First he breaks the butt of the shutter with a sharp iron nail. In ten minutes he breaks the knob and goes inside the shop.
After this, he takes a garland of notes and hides it inside his sweater. Then breaks the CCTV camera by hand and hangs it down. After which he goes away with a garland of some notes and new currency. Earlier on February 17, there was theft in the shop. Even then the thief had gone away with about one lakh rupees along with the garland of notes.
There is resentment among the shopkeepers due to the incident of theft in the shop. Traders held a meeting on Friday. It said that there are frequent thefts in the area. Thieves are sometimes targeting shops and sometimes houses. Thieves are getting benefit due to lack of night patrolling by the police. The shopkeepers will express their anger by closing the market on Saturday.
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