A few days after two men were caught stealing flower pots that were put up on display for a G20 event, a similar incident has been reported from Nagpur. In this unfortunate event, two men stole a few flower pots kept on display for a G20 event in Nagpur and escaped in a BMW car. A netizen recorded the entire incident, uploaded the video of the two men stealing flower pots on Twitter, and tagged the authorities.
@NagpurPolice @trafficngp @nmccommissioner Youths stealing Plants set up for G20 event on wardha Road, Nagpur, Car MH 01 BB 8238. SAD, the culprits should be apprehended and punished. pic.twitter.com/uKe2ZPKO3o
— Square and Compass (@DebuBhusawal) March 16, 2023
In the video uploaded by the netizen @DebuBhusawal, two men are seen arriving in a silver-coloured BMW 3-Series and stopping their car under a flyover on Wardha Road, Nagpur. After stopping the car, the men are seen coming out and picking up a few flower pots kept on the divider between the roads under the flyover. The men are then seen putting those flower pots in the boot compartment of the BMW car and escaping the spot. One of the men caught stealing the flower pots is seen wearing a hat.
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Nagpur is hosting a C20 inception conference, which is a G20 Summit event, from March 20th to March 23rd. For this, several arrangements have been made in the entire city, including the beautification of infrastructure. The placement of flower pots in various parts of the city is a part of the arrangements made in the city. Such an incident of people stealing flower pots, and also for someone who drives an expensive car like a BMW 3-Series, is shameful, to say the least.
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It has come to our cognizance & action will be taken against them: SK Chahal, Joint CEO, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority
(Pic 1 from viral video) pic.twitter.com/03FPra9A5x
— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2023
It is not the first time that such an incident has happened; in February, two men committed a similar crime in Gurugram. In that incident, two men were caught stealing flower pots kept as a part of the arrangements for a G20 summit event in Gurugram. In the visuals of that incident, two men were seen arriving in a Kia Carnival and stealing flower pots in the Shankar Chowk area of Gurugram.
Based on the video evidence of this theft event, a 50-year-old man named Manmohan was arrested, who was one of the two men caught stealing the flower pots. After the video of the theft event went viral, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority came into action and arrested Manmohan for the act. In addition to arresting him, Gurugram Police also seized the Kia Carnival used for this theft.