An inter-state gang involved in stealing oil from pipeline of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) was busted by police at Kanjara near Jarapara, here on Monday. An FIR was lodged by IOCL regarding this on 15th February. 12 members of the gang including the owner of a petrol pump were arrested.
Reacting to the news of involvement of any IOCL employee, IOCL officials have clarified that the details of persons arrested have been verified with the IOCL records and none of the arrested persons is an employee of the organization.
IOCL had made the ground work to investigate the main cause of pilferage. Because of the efforts of IOCL, a case had been registered after checking/ investigation. After 15 days, IOCL came to know that state police authorities had successfully arrested the main culprits involved in this oil stealing case.