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Equipment worth Rs 3.20 cr stolen from power plant

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Equipment worth Rs 3.20 cr stolen from power plantRaigarh (Chhattisgarh): Equipment worth Rs 3.20 crore was allegedly stolen from an under-construction power plant in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh district, police said today.

An FIR was registered in this regard with Gharghoda police station based on the complaint by Manager (Administration), BGR Energy Systems Limited, Tapan Kumar Mandal yesterday, Raigarh Superintendent of Police Sanjeev Shukla told PTI.

As per the complaint, during examination it was found that on the intervening night of May 17-18, burglars decamped with several equipment, including mechanical and electrical, and machinery from the under-construction TRN Power Project coming up at Nawapara village, he said.

The stolen goods were claimed to be worth Rs 3.20 crore, the SP added.

Notably, TRN Energy Private Limited, a subsidiary company of ACB (India) Power Limited is setting up two thermal power plants with capacity of 600 (2×300) MW in Nawapara area here.

BGR Energy has been given the contract to set up the project.

A case has been lodged and the matter is being probed, the officer added.

PTI

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